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BC-Sunday Spotlight,ADVISORY

BC-Sunday Spotlight,ADVISORY

The following story will move Saturday as this week's Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:

PARIS ATTACKS-WHY BELGIUM? -- After a string of extremist attacks in recent years linked to the grimy streets of a neighborhood in central Brussels, a key question arises: Why Belgium? For anti-terror authorities, the tiny nation renowned for beer, chocolates and comic book hero Tintin is the perfect storm: a central location, few border controls, a common language with prime jihadist target France, and a political divide between French and Dutch speakers that has long created bureaucratic disarray. By Raf Casert and Mike Corder. UPCOMING: 900 words by 10 a.m. EST, photos.

The AP

Updated : 2021-09-23 22:53 GMT+08:00