The terror attacks in Paris have left the world deeply shocked, but should not have come as a surprise to anyone, not their timing and particularly not their location.
France’s intelligence services have been totally and profoundly deficient in failing to prevent the attacks, despite the fact that it clearly was only a matter of time before something of this nature would occur. Indeed, French Intelligence has displayed this deficiency in failing to prevent any of the attacks by the Global Jihad on French soil in recent years. Those that were averted were the result of pure luck or acts by local heroes.
Here’s a link to an op-ed published today by Yedioth Aharanoth on the subject:
I’d like to draw your attention to an interview that was published a month before the terror attacks at Charlie Hebdo and the Kosher supermarket in Paris, with Dr. David Scharia, one of the heads of the U.N. counter-terror task force. The headline “Thousands of ticking Jihadi time bombs” on their way home, back to Europe, has proved correct with diabolical speed:
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