Mark Rutte

The Paris terrorist attacks cast new suspicion on Syria's migrants

The Paris terrorist attacks cast new suspicion on Syria's migrants

A Syrian passport found near the mangled body of a suicide bomber in the bloody aftermath of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris has fueled anti-migrant sentiment in Europe and confronted the sad tide of refugees fleeing war with new obstacles and suspicion.

Whether the passport reportedly recorded by migration officials on the Greek island of Leros more than a month earlier was that of a terrorist infiltrator or one of the thousands of counterfeits sold on black markets is unknown, — and probably likely irrelevant.

The document raised the possibility that Islamic State militants have made good on their threat to enter and attack Europe from within the wave of Syrian...

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