French Dis-connection

(New York Post) Michael Widlanski - French police's dramatic pursuit of Mohammed Merah, an Islamic radical, for Monday's terror murder of a rabbi and three Jewish schoolchildren should remind us that Islamic terror hasn't taken a holiday. One of the most damning elements of the French terror spree is that the terrorist was able to carry out his murderous attacks even though he was under some form of French government surveillance. Merah had contacted jihadist groups in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and yet he was not apprehended, nor were his weapons confiscated. The writer, formerly strategic-affairs adviser for Israel's Ministry of Public Security, is the author of the new book Battle for Our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat.

2012-03-22 00:00:00

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