TITLE

Funding for radical Islamic drive in Spain tracked to Saudis, Gulf states; Gulf states and Turkey called key backers of Libyan rebel drive; Gulf states fear unrest, terror attacks on Asians during Ramadan

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;8/17/2011, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to social unrest and terrorism. Spain's intelligence community has found that Persian Gulf and other Arab states were financing a campaign to radicalize the 1.5 million Muslims in Spain. A U.S. report has found that several GCC countries were supporting the revolt against Libyan Colonel Moammar Gadhafi. Gulf Cooperation Council states are fearful of terrorist attacks during the month of Ramadan.
ACCESSION #
65457118

 

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