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Shane Phelan: We're no exception to reality of post-9/11 security

Published 06/06/2011 | 05:00

IN the aftermath of 9/11, American diplomats worldwide were tasked with taking a heightened interest in the activities of Muslim communities in the countries where they were stationed.

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Ireland was no exception, as can be seen from many of the leaked US embassy cables which originated in Dublin.

The US State Department regularly pressed embassy officials for up-to-date reports on Ireland's 40,000-strong Muslim population.

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