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MUSLIM ARRESTED IN STABBING OF FRENCH SOLDIER

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Suspect Was Recent Convert to Islam
By Harold Hutchison

A 22-year-old man was arrested in the 25 May stabbing of a French soldier in a Paris suburb. The suspect, who at the time had been described as a tall man with a beard, was a recent convert to Islam.

The wounded French soldier, Pvt. Cédric Cordiez, had suffered a stab wound in his neck in the attack, which came three days after two men shouting “Allah akbar” killed a British soldier in the Woolwich area of London.

Now, are these attacks a coincidence, or are they a new form of “lone wolf” terrorists carrying out jihad?