Muslim Group in France Is Fertile Soil for Militancy

From Muslim Group in France Is Fertile Soil for Militancy:

The Tablighi Jamaat, or Preaching Party, a global army of Muslim missionaries, is one of the primary forces spreading Islamic fundamentalism in Europe today, and many young Muslim men pass through the group on the way toward an extreme, militant interpretation of the religion. European terrorism officials who follow Tablighi closely say they know many cases in which terrorists have emerged from the movement, but they say they have never been able to penetrate the group sufficiently to prove that it plays any direct role. “It is definitely fertile ground for breeding terrorism,” said a French intelligence official.

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