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America at a Crossroads: Europe's 9/11

"Europe’s 9/11" explores in-depth the phenomenon of homegrown terrorism, examining the bombings in Madrid, Spain and the connections between those bombers and Al Qaeda cell activities in Milan, Italy and the Van Gogh murder in the Netherlands. Interviews with key officials and intelligence agencies highlight the difficulties governments face in identifying potential terrorists among radical Islamists and in protecting citizens from these internal threats.

Executive producer: Phil Craig, Brook Lapping Productions
Producer: David Alter
Airdate: April 18, 2007 at 9p.m. Check local listings.

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Police enter a bombed train car in Madrid.

Credit: Courtesy of Brook Lapping Productions

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Man claiming to be responsible for the Madrid bombings.

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Anti-war demonstrators in Madrid, shortly after the train bombings.

Credit: Courtesy of Brook Lapping Productions