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Al-Qaida Threats Cause Rise in Security Level

A U.S. official has told CNN that security concerns have risen since the recent publication of an al-Qaida magazine outlining the construction of new explosives. Despite this, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) declares that there are no specific terror threats targeting holiday weekend travelers.

The latest issue of Inspire, al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) English language magazine and guide for aspiring terrorists contains an article, “Technical Details,” in which AQAP explosives expert Ikrimah al-Muhajir outlines the construction of a relatively new type of bomb constructed from PETN.

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