FBI Expands Wahhabism Group Investigation

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31402-2003Oct1.html The FBI has intensified an investigation into groups in the United States associated with Wahhabism, the puritanical strain of Islam dominant in Saudi Arabia, the Washington Post reports. The newspaper says that what began as separate investigations in Idaho, Michigan, New York, and Virginia has coalesced into interrelated probes. Agents are trying to determine whether links among groups suggest a network whose purpose is to incite violent jihad, or holy war, and recruit people to fight . . .

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