Norway: Threat of jihad

Norway: Threat of jihad

By Judith Bergman / Gatestone Institute The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) just published in February its yearly threat assessment. It concluded — as did its threat assessment for 2016 — that Norway might experience an Islamic terrorist attack from Islamic State (ISIS) sympathizers acting upon ISIS’s call to carry out independent attacks. The PST […]

Europe: Suicide by Jihad

Europe: Suicide by Jihad

By Guy Millière / Gatestone Institute The March 22 jihadist attacks in Brussels were predictable. What is surprising is that they did not take place sooner. What is also surprising is that more people were not killed. It seems that the authors of the attacks had larger projects in mind; they wanted to attack a […]

France: Jihad infecting Army, Police

France: Jihad infecting Army, Police

By Yves Mamou / Gatestone Institute According to a confidential memo, dated January 2015, from the anti-terrorist unit of the French interior ministry, France is already host to 8,250 radical Islamists (a 50% increase in one year). Some of these Islamists have gone to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS); others have infiltrated all levels of […]

Eric Peters: The next “safety” jihad

Eric Peters: The next “safety” jihad

By Eric Peters When things get ridiculous they tend to become hilarious. Or, pathetic – and aggravating. Example: The government wants to require that hybrid and electric cars be fitted with devices that make them noisy, so that the blind will be aware of their presence. See here. Apparently, there is an epidemic of blind […]