Political Firestorm Did Failures By German Authorities Lead to Attack?

German authorities identified the main suspect in the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin as a potential Islamist threat months ago. His deportation had even been ordered, but then suspended -- despite knowledge by investigators that he may have offered himself as a suicide bomber. By SPIEGEL Staff
Prime suspect Anis Amri

Prime suspect Anis Amri

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Firefighters remove a body from the scene of Monday's terrorist attack at a Berlin Christmas market that left 12 dead and 48 injured.

Firefighters remove a body from the scene of Monday's terrorist attack at a Berlin Christmas market that left 12 dead and 48 injured.

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