MI5 Chief Says Foreign Policy Is Driving Muslims to Terrorism ; HOME
Kim Sengupta; Jason Bennetto, The Independent (London, England)
British Muslims have been driven towards extremism and terrorist acts because of the UK's part in the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the head of MI5. Dame Eliza Manning-ham- Buller's warning of the violent threat from more than 1,600 suspects in 200 groups lasting more than a generation, was backed yesterday by Tony Blair.
Dame Eliza stated, however, that the Government's policy had directly contributed to attacks in this country. She said: "My service needs to understand the motivations behind terrorism to succeed in countering it. The video wills of British suicide bombers make it clear they are motivated by perceived worldwide and long- standing …
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