Sunday, July 31, 2016

There Is Now One Islamic State Attack in Europe Every 84 Hours

CNN: 'One ISIS attack every 84 hours' spurs dread and anger in Europe

Hollande, Merkel face growing hostility following mass migration.

(CNN)In the past week I have seen flowers and candles carpeting a street in Munich, the tranquility of a small Bavarian town shattered by a suicide bomb and a small church in suburban France sealed off after its octogenarian priest had his throat cut.

Before these horrific events, there was a knife-wielding teenager on a German train. And before that, much deadlier attacks in Nice, Brussels and last November, in Paris.

This year has seen an accelerating pattern of attacks linked to ISIS in Europe and beyond -- from Turkey to Bangladesh, the United States to Indonesia. According to the group IntelCenter, which tracks acts of terrorism, there has been a significant attack directed or inspired by ISIS every 84 hours since June 8 in cities outside the war zones in Iraq, Syria, Sinai in Egypt and Libya. CNN's own tracking of attacks supports that conclusion.

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WNU Editor: And the trends are telling all of us that this is going to get worse.

1 comment:

RRH said...

There are others who have it much worse.