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More on 700 Arrests

Yesterday, I mentioned the 700 arrests [in the United States] in an attempt to deter terrorist activity. Also yesterday, several residents of The Hauge violently objected when the police showed up to arrest them. This is a pattern in the arrest of Al Qaeda suspects: Some of them decide that shooting the police is the way to go. That it didn’t happen in the US arrests is not precisely evidence, but it is suggestive.