Originally published in The Daily Star
The Moroccan pair were “dangerous” and “directed and controlled” by the terror group, Spanish Ministry of Interior officials said.
The two men, who have not been named, are said to have isolated themselves from the rest of society and limited their contact with the outside world through “radical jihadist profiles” on the Internet.
Tom Wilson, an expert on the Middle East at the Henry Jackson Society, said Spanish destinations offered likely targets for terrorists — particularly those in ex-Muslim lands.
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