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Dissident Republicans, and the spectre of Al Qaeda

Dissident Republicans, and the spectre of Al Qaeda

Signs are emerging that dissidents in Northern Ireland are adopting tactics used by Al Qaeda as well as old PIRA methods. Andy Oppenheimer reports.

Date - 25th April 2014
By - Andy Oppenheimer - Police Oracle
On March 14 a mortar bomb detonated by a command wire was launched at a police Land Rover patrol in Belfast. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) stated that the attack was not only a deliberate attempt to kill their officers, but was an...
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