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January 12, 2002 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A terrorist network broken up in Singapore last month was closely linked to Al Qaeda and had planned to attack U.S. military and business targets in the island state, Singapore's government said Friday. The clandestine organization, which called itself Jemaah Islamiah, had been operating in Singapore for years, the government said, and many of its members had traveled to Afghanistan for weapons training in camps run by Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network.
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January 12, 2002 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A terrorist network broken up in Singapore last month was closely linked to Al Qaeda and had planned to attack U.S. military and business targets in the island state, Singapore's government said Friday. The clandestine organization, which called itself Jemaah Islamiah, had been operating in Singapore for years, the government said, and many of its members had traveled to Afghanistan for weapons training in camps run by Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network.
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January 27, 2002 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sometimes he calls himself Mike, sometimes Abu Saad. He speaks several languages and has traveled through much of the Islamic world. His specialty: blowing things up, especially public buildings crowded with people. Now he sits in a concrete cell at the national police headquarters in Manila. Investigators suspect that he is linked to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda organization.
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February 16, 2002 | MARK FINEMAN and RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
From prayer groups to prison cells to this village of tin-roofed, clapboard houses, three Indonesian clerics pursued their vision of an Islamic state stretching across much of Southeast Asia. Operating from a secluded compound an hour from Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, they shuttled to other Islamic lands and fanned out across Malaysia, living on donations and urging the faithful to join a holy war to protect Islam.
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