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Eric Holder urges international cooperation on terrorism in Syria
Eric Holder urges international cooperation on terrorism in Syria

Calling Syria and Iraq “a cradle of violent extremism,” Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. told Norwegian officials Tuesday that “the world cannot simply sit back and let it become a training ground from which our nationals can return and launch attacks.” “In the face of a threat so grave, we cannot afford to be passive. Rather, we need the benefit of investigative and prosecutorial tools that allow us to be preemptive in our approach to confronting this problem,” Holder said. “If we wait for our nations’ citizens to travel to Syria or Iraq, to become radicalized and to return home, it may be too late to adequately protect our national...

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