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Dewsbury to Damascus: The danger of young British Muslims learning to wage Jihad in Syria

Posted By admin On August 17, 2012 @ 2:38 am In World News | Comments Disabled

MICHAEL BURLEIGH
UK Daily Mail [1]
Aug 17, 2012

All it takes is a cheap air ticket to Turkey, and then a ride over the border into northern Syria.

That is the route being taken by British-based jihadists from London and the Midlands, who are making their presence felt in the fight against Assad.

The week before last, two British and Dutch photojournalists had a narrow escape when they were taken prisoner by 30 such people. Note that in the eyes of the British jihadis, it is westerners who are the real enemy, westerners who were rescued by the Syrian opposition.

I write British-based jihadists because these young males feel no loyalty whatsoever to this country, and for that matter don’t care about Syria either. As Bangladeshis, Chechens and Pakistanis, they don’t even speak Syrian Arabic and know nothing of the delicate politics of that country.

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[1] UK Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2189192/How-British-jihadists-causing-mayhem-Syria.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

[2] British Muslims fighting in Syria could commit terrorist attacks in UK: http://www.prisonplanet.com/british-muslims-fighting-in-syria-could-commit-terrorist-attacks-in-uk.html

[3] Syria turning into ‘center of global jihad’ – IDF Intel Chief: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-turning-into-center-of-global-jihad-idf-intel-chief.html

[4] Syria: 60 Shia Muslims massacred in rebel ‘cleansing’ of Hatla: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-60-shia-muslims-massacred-in-rebel-%e2%80%98cleansing%e2%80%99-of-hatla.html

[5] Tunisia seeks to deter ‘Jihad in Syria’ with first arrest warrant: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tunisia-seeks-to-deter-%e2%80%98jihad-in-syria%e2%80%99-with-first-arrest-warrant.html

[6] Syria: ’200 bodies’ found in town near Damascus: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-200-bodies-found-in-town-near-damascus.html

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