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FPRI’s Clint Watts Quoted in Voice of America on Arab Foreign Fighters

“They seek political power — [that] is ultimately what they are trying to do in their local environments in North Africa and the Middle East, and they are doing that through the initiation of an Islamic state…That’s what their goal is when they return home, as opposed to the Europeans, [who] are more just committing violence on behalf of an ideological cause.”

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