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U.S. concerned terror plots accelerated after Brussels

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U.S. concerned terror plots accelerated after Brussels

Posted March 24, 2016

Authorities are concerned that heightened law enforcement activity in Belgium and other parts of Europe have stirred up operatives with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, a U.S. government official told CBS News Thursday. 

While investigators believe the deadly Brussels attacks were accelerated by Friday's arrest of the chief suspect in November's Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, U.S. investigators are working under the assumption that it's possible other similar plots may have been rushed into motion as well, CBS News homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.

The Brussels attacks were originally planned to take place this coming Monday but were moved up due to Abdeslam's arrest, a U.S. official told CBS News Thursday.

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