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January 14, 1986

U.S. diplomats in the Netherlands began a terror alert telephone campaign, calling the 10,000 or so Americans in that country to warn them of possible terrorist acts against U.S. interests there. The calls followed an alert by the Dutch government to protect U.S., Israeli and Jewish sites that may be terrorist targets. In Cairo, meanwhile, a letter in English received by a Western news agency and signed "Islamic Jihad" threatened attacks in the United States.

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