The report highlights a concern from Western powers, that Syria is becoming a training ground for citizens who could then return as battle-hardened veterans, ready to carry out attacks at home and abroad. (REUTERS/SANA/Handout)
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The U.S. suicide bomber who blew himself up at an army post in northwest Syria spent several months back home after training as a militant, the New York Times reported Wednesday.The American jihadist on May 25 drove a truck bomb attack onto an army base in Jabal al-Arbaeen area of northwest Syria's Idlib province.Officials told the Times that the U.S. government was only able to determine Abu Salha's intention of carrying out a suicide attack after he arrived in Syria the last time.
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