The terrorist bombing Friday of a train on the London Underground, which injured 30 people – including one of my very close friends – was yet more evidence of a painful truth: the Islamification of the United Kingdom and Europe is well under way, changing the very character of the continent that gave birth to Western Civilization.
When the explosive device went off the train immediately stopped and the doors opened.
The National Safety Council estimates that more than 400 people may be killed in car crashes over this Labor Day holiday weekend.
Following yet another terrorist attack in Europe – this time in the Spanish city of Barcelona – the world’s leaders are once again expressing their outrage at jihadi terror.
Arab allies of the U.S. are expressing support if the Trump administration declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, according to statements from foreign officials and a senior administration official who spoke to Fox News.
Afghanistan is back in the news. U.S. airstrikes are at their highest level since 2012, and President Trump is considering sending up to 3,000 more troops to support the 8,400 Americans already serving there.
The placement of a Putin operative, Russian senior diplomat Vladimir Voronkov, to run the United Nations Counter-Terrorism offices is being touted as the first major reform of the United Nations Organization by its new Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Since the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran, the Iranian government has made dozens of arrests and highlighted the fact that ISIS claimed responsibility. But it is increasingly apparent that, while outside terrorists may have played a role, the government’s focus on their involvement hides a more complex truth, with significant implications for U.S. policy.
Terrorism is among the most repugnant of human atrocities, and sadly as society progresses, its specter does not seem to wane.
President Trump again singled out Qatar as a financer of extremists.