Spanish police this week arrested 11 people on suspicion of planning terrorism, two of them brothers of a Guantánamo Bay detainee. Hamed Abderrahaman Ahmed, a Spanish citizen from Ceuta, a Spanish territory inside Morocco, spent more than two years in U.S. detention in Cuba. A Spanish court ruled that he was not a member of al Qaida and had been wrongfully detained. The alleged plotters, including Ahmed's brothers, were captured in Ceuta, which has become a hub of Islamic radicalism.
Create an account with the same email registered to your subscription to unlock access.
Sign up for Today's Best Articles in your inbox
A free daily email with the biggest news stories of the day – and the best features from TheWeek.com
Chile revisits the mysterious death of poet Pablo Neruda
Under the radar Pinochet critic died days after military coup in 1973 and traces of deadly toxin have since been found in his remains
By Harriet Marsden, The Week UK Published
Why Thursday is a leap day
Speed Read We get a 29th day in February this year
By Peter Weber, The Week US Published
Did the Biden impeachment inquiry just collapse?
Talking Points Key GOP impeachment inquiry witness Alexander Smirnov says Russian intelligence fed him lies
By Harold Maass, The Week US Published