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Spain terrorist attack reveals EU security weak spots, radical Islamic strength



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Added 09-04-17 05:35:01pm EST - “Two weeks after a string of Islamist terrorist attacks killed 16 people in Barcelona and shook the confidence of a nation, investigators say the plot has revealed glaring deficiencies in the European Union's counterterrorist capabilities…” - Washingtontimes.com

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BARCELONA, Spain — Two weeks after a string of Islamist terrorist attacks killed 16 people in Barcelona and shook the confidence of a nation, investigators say the plot has revealed glaring deficiencies in the European Union’s counterterrorist capabilities and a growing danger that the Catalan region of northeastern Spain could become a hub of Islamic radicalism.

In the wake of the first major terrorist attack in this country in a dozen years, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has called for an “intelligence summit” of European security chiefs in Madrid to decide on ways of tightening intelligence cooperation.

“We need to establish more stable mechanisms to exchange information and adapt our intelligence agencies to the growing threat,” he said at a summit of European and African leaders late last month.

But while authorities try to piece together the sequence of events that led to the attack, a public display of shifting blame has marred the investigation, many Spaniards say.

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