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Posted: August 30, 2014 at 2:59 a.m.

Dutch aim to curb jihadi recruitment AMSTERDAM -- The Dutch government unveiled a package of measures Friday aimed at countering radicalization of Muslims in the country, a day after police announced the arrest of two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

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