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45 years of terrorist attacks in Europe, visualized

(THE WASHINGTON POST) — The attacks can happen almost anywhere: In a holiday market outside a historic church in Berlin, on the street during a national holiday in France, in an airplane over Scotland or during the first day of school in a small town in Russia.

Sometimes, a plot fails – a detonator malfunctions or authorities make an arrest – and no one is injured.

Other times, an attack leaves a trail of death and destruction that can shake a nation. Sometimes a continent.

Terrorism across Europe has killed 10,537 people in 18,803 reported attacks – excluding those considered military tactics in war zones – between January 1970 and December 2015, according to the University of Maryland’s Global Terrorism Database.

The database tracks more than 150,000 foreign and domestic terrorism incidents worldwide.

Attacks in 2014 and 2015 have seen the highest number of fatalities, which includes terrorists targeting civilians, government officials, businesses and the media, across Europe since 2004.

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Europe on the brink: Streets ‘will become war zones’ as continent descends into crisis

(UK DAILY STAR) — EUROPEAN leaders are said to be preparing for mass civil unrest as multiple catastrophic problems engulf the continent.

It comes after months of warnings from experts – including top military brasses – that massive economic issues, mass immigration, and terrorism will lead to a full-scale crisis.

They have predicted this will affect the entire continent, eventually leading to civil war on the streets.

In December 2015, one of the most apocalyptic warnings came from André Blattmann, the Swiss head of the armed forces.

Blattmann, who left his job just weeks later, said the combination of hybrid wars, the economy, and the refugee crisis would have “unforeseen dimensions”.

He then claimed social unrest was something Europe’s leaders and armies had to be prepared for.

Blattmann was writing in a newspaper just days after France had been rocked by one of the worst terror attacks in the country’s history.

On November 13, 2015, Islamist gunmen went on a shooting rampage at various locations in the capital of Paris, massacring 130 people.

It sparked a wave of ISIS-linked terror attacks in Europe’s major cities, including Berlin, Munich, and Nice.

One of the most high profile was the Nice lorry horror, where Islamist fanatic Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove a huge cargo truck into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in the seaside city, killing 86.

A further 434 people were maimed and injured.

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READY TO STRIKE: ISIS has flooded Europe with 1,500 highly-trained terrorists ‘ready to launch attacks’, chilling EU report claims

(THE SUN) — An estimated 5,000 European ISIS fanatics went to Syria and Iraq and 15 to 20 per cent of them died on the battlefield.

Around 30 to 35 per cent have returned with “specific missions,” while the other half remained in the battle theater – which amounted to between 2,000 and 2,500 Europeans.

This means as many as 1,750 may have returned, based on the percentages listed in the report which EU counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove will present to EU interior ministers on Friday.

The report said there were two types of ‘foreign terrorist fighters’ returning.

Around a third of the estimated 5,000 European jihadists have returned to Europe – some may have ‘orders to attack’

Earlier this year, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels
Last month Belgium expressed concern that jihadists were increasingly returning to Europe

Last month Belgium expressed concern that jihadists were increasingly returning to Europe

It warned: “It is important to share information on returnees who are already back in Europe, those that are in transit and … (those) still in the conflict zone.”

“There are largely two categories of returnees: those in the majority who will drift back and those who will be sent back on specific missions, which are of most concern.”

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Islamic State may use car bombs in Europe, Europol warns

(BREITBART) — Terror organizations including Islamic State are evolving their strategies to attack more soft targets, and may expand their repertoire to the use of car bombs in Europe, Europol has warned.

Islamic State is likely to launch more attacks in Europe as several dozen militants are known to be within the member states, while more may arrive as the jihadist group loses ground in Syria and Iraq, Europol has said in a report.

But whereas previous attacks have utilized firearms or explosives carried on the person, future attacks may adopt methods, such as car bombs, which have previously only been seen in the Middle East.

Islamic State is known to have deployed car bombs in the villages around Mosul over the last few months in a bid to hold the city against approaching Iraqi and Kurdish forces, while further afield the Islamic terror group al-Shabaab were able to slaughter 60 Kenyan peacekeeping troops at an African Union base in Somalia in January after using a car bomb to demolish an exterior wall.

There are indications that European based terrorists are already adopting the method: in September, French police arrested two suspects after a car containing several gas cylinders was found abandoned near the Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris.

Europol director Rob Wainwright said that the scale of the threat proved the need for greater collaboration between states in tackling terrorism.

“The last two years have seen a number of jihadist attacks, several of which have caused mass casualties,” he said. “The scale of this threat has been widely acknowledged in Europe, triggering an intensified cooperation between police and security services across the continent leading to an increase of arrests and plots foiled before terror attacks could be carried out.

“Nevertheless today’s report shows that the threat is still high and includes diverse components which can be only tackled by even better collaboration.”

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Austria: One-third of Muslim youth supports violent Jihad against the West, Viennese study reveals

(LEGAL INSURRECTION) — “Anti-Semitic, homophobic and sympathizing with Jihad.” This is how a leading Austrian newspaper summed up the latest study looking into the attitudes of young Muslims living in the city of Vienna. The study commissioned by the city reveals that nearly one-third of the Muslim youth living in the Austrian capital hold radical Islamic views and support armed Jihad against the West.

The leftist coalition running the city attacked the findings of the study that yet again reveal the clutching hold of Islamism over Europe’s migrant Muslim population. The study also exposes the failure of Multiculturalism, a policy pursued for decades by Social Democrats and ecological Green Party, who run the Austrian capital.

The study also highlights Europe’s lingering Anti-Semitism. 33 percent of all young Viennese respondents held negative opinion of Jews — among Muslim respondents that number was 47 percent. Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung reports:

The finding of a study on identity and radicalization amongst Viennese youth commissioned by the city of Vienna are alarming: 27 percent of Muslim participants reject the West and place their religion above Austrian laws. They also view Jews and homosexuals negatively. (…)

The main focus of the study was threat of radicalization amongst teenage Muslims. The extremists are recruiting supporters; be it on the internet, in the gyms or on the streets. (…) 27 percent of respondents sympathize with Jihadism, support violence and are anti-Western. [Author’s translation]

Vienna Socialist (SPÖ) City Councilwoman Sandra Frauenberger downplayed the findings saying, “Young people talk about things that they don’t fully understand.” She also rejected the idea that these young Muslims could pose a threat to Austrian society, saying that it was these ‘vulnerable’ Muslims who needed state protection. “We have to protect them.”

“Multiculturalism is finally dead,” declared the Austrian right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) reacting to the study. Maximilian Krauss of the Freedom Party called for the removal of Councilwoman Frauenberger, saying, “Instead of somehow integrating the second generation, we are partially raising a new generation of fanatical Jihadi.”

The study once again shows that other European metropoles too are fast catching up with Paris, Brussels and Stockholm. The rise in Muslim populations owing to higher birth-rates and unrestricted migration goes hand in hand with radicalization of European inner cities.

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Analyst: Muslim army ready to attack Europe

(SPEISA) — A Hungarian intelligence analyst warns that “thousands of Muslim soldiers” have arrived in Europe and are plotting an invasion.

Hungarian military and security analyst László Földi, predicts that civil wars in Europe will begin within five years, although he obviously hopes he’s wrong.

Laszlo Foldi claimed that “this is not terrorism in its classic meaning” as they aim to form a “mass base in Europe” by creating political parties to introduce Shariah law to the continent.

The claims were made during the astonishing interview on Hungarian TV, the ex-Director of Operations in the Hungarian Intelligence Agency.

When questioned about the migrant crisis across Europe, Mr Foldi said: “I think the problem is bigger than this: Can they tell, who are the one million people?

“So the situation is completely catastrophic from this point of view. And the reason for this – as we mentioned it many times – is the policy of open borders when innumerable masses arrived.

“About a year or a year and a half ago it was a taboo topic to even mention the possibility that terrorists can be mixed in with the migrants.

“There was a TV show – I will not say the name – where the reporter said it is stupid for migrants to come here on dangerous trips in inflatable boats when terrorists can just fly here comfortable. The problem is not that they could fly here too. But the fact is, thousands of Muslim soldiers arrived here.

“This is not terrorism in its classic meaning we are talking about here, but an attack, an invasion which has two purposes.

“In the first place, get as many as possible well-trained soldiers into Europe and their primary task it to enlist the local Muslim population, those second or third generation Muslims who live in the ‘non-existent’ no-go zones.”

Mr Foldi continued: “More than 50 per cent do not want to integrate into the host culture; they are the members of a potential future army.

“Why did they not go to the rich oil countries right in the neighbourhood?

“Another type of strategy exists – besides sending soldiers and terrorists to Europe – but the conquest of Europe in another, more peaceful way.“

“The oil countries are not letting them in because they know they are not capable of doing any useful jobs, but they also need a new mass base in Europe, once the oil runs out and they move over to Europe, to create political parties for them.

“These people will vote for the Islamic parties, which will be created in Europe; they will achieve membership in parliaments with their critical mass. For this, it’s a perfect occasion as Europe invites in their future potential voters.”

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GENERATION JIHAD: Massive European civil war predicted by scholar of Islam who says jobless young Muslims are increasingly turning to radical groups

(UK THE SUN) — AN ISLAM expert has warned of a civil war across Europe as more young Muslims are being increasingly radicalized.

Professor Gilles Kepel, from the Sciences Po in Paris, claims a growing number of Muslims with poor job prospects are forming a “Jihad Generation” to continue to commit acts of terror across Europe.

According to German newspaper Die Welt, Kepel said the terror group’s aim is to incite hatred towards Muslims from the rest of the society which would eventually radicalize others to the point that Europe could enter into full-blown civil war.

Kepel, who is a specialist on Islamic and contemporary Arab world, added these ISIS fanatics not only want to destroy Europe, but to eliminate more moderate Islamic opposition.

“The terrorism is above all an expression of a war within Islam,” he explained. “The long-term goal of the Jihad Generation is to destroy Europe through civil war and then build an Islamic society from the ashes.

Professor Gilles Kepel claims the ISIS fanatics want to continue to spread fear and generate hostile reactions towards all Muslims to radicalize others

He believes their strategy is similar to the expansion of Islamic State in Syria, Iraq, and Libya where the terrorist organization was able to use the chaos of civil war to slowly build its forces, grow in power, and rapidly seize territory.

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77% of Danish Muslims say Koran must be followed fully

(JYLLANDS-POSTEN) By Martin Johansen (Google translation)

Muslims in Denmark have begun to pay more attention to their religion and religious practices.

It shows a poll among Danish Muslims conducted by Wilke for Jyllands-Posten, and it is comparable to a similar done almost 10 years ago in 2006.

Back then it was 37 per cent, Who daily prayed five times or more. Now it’s exactly half, 50 per cent. Similarly, mean an increasing proportion – 77 per cent. – The Koran’s instructions must be followed fully against 62 per cent. in 2006. Finally, there are also some who believe that Muslim girls from adolescence should cover themselves with headscarves.

Religion Sociologist Brian Arly Jacobsen, University of Copenhagen, found the development surprising.

“It seems that Danish Muslims have become more religious in all dimensions, both in terms of faith and practice. Generally, we would expect that the opposite would happen, and that they would eventually come to resemble the rest of the Danes, who are not particularly religious activity, “says Brian Arly Jacobsen, who sees the creation of 20-30 new mosques over the past 10 years as a possible explanation for the development.

In the poll it is the younger Muslims who emerges as the most religious.

Imam Fatih Alev believe that a tough rhetoric toward Islam and Muslims has been a catalyst for that especially many young Muslims have become more aware of their faith. He sees a danger in that few mosques as his has Danish-speaking imams. Many of the young people talk and do not understand the language of their parents’ home countries.

“It means that young people do not feel drawn to mosques and rather than risk falling into the clutches of these radicalized groups arch Danish in their communication to the young,” he says. “I ask myself, of course, not up and pray in front judge ‘

To Islam critic and chairman of the Free Press Society Katrine Winkel Holm, the figures are a sign that strong Islamist forces are “unfolding at full speed. ”

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Pathological altruism: Is Europe in a death spriral?

(AMERICAN RENNAISANCE) — Europa unbars the gates to her oldest enemy.

The proliferation of other races dooms our race, my race, irretrievably to extinction in the century to come, if we hold fast to our present moral principles.

—Jean Raspail, The Camp of the Saints, 1973

Forty-two years ago, the great French author Jean Raspail wrote a deeply prescient novel. A flotilla of rusty ships packed with beggars sets sail from the Third World. They head for the French Riviera, where a million wretched, brown-skinned people hope to storm the beaches and feed on the wealthy white West. Will the French army fire on the invaders or welcome them as refugees? In the end they do neither; soldiers throw down their weapons and run away as the mob stumbles ashore. Millions more follow, and Europe is snuffed out.

The Camp of the Saints has never gone out of print, and has been translated into all major European languages–and yet the coverage of the European “migrant” crisis goes on as if it had never been written. The masses pouring in from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and a host of African countries are doing exactly what Mr. Raspail predicted they would and, tragically, so are the Europeans.

The underlying problem–and one that cannot be solved–is that whites have built the most pleasant places to live in human history while, with only a few exceptions, everywhere else is a dung heap. In some cases, such as Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, Western meddling has made things worse, but even without that, hundreds of millions of non-whites in a hundred different countries would move to Europe or America if they could.

And now, they can.

The Camp of the Saints put the white man’s dilemma in the harshest terms: slaughter hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children or face oblivion. The flotilla sets sail confident that Europeans do not have the nerve to kill in order to survive. Today as well, the Third World is crossing the Mediterranean confident that whites don’t have the nerve even to turn them back. Every vagabond who gets a bed in a reception center in Dortmund or Malmo tweets the good news to a hundred people back in Somalia and Syria. They will come in endless waves until they are stopped, and if they are not stopped Europe will die, just as it does in The Camp of the Saints.

http://www.amren.com/features/2015/09/is-this-the-death-of-europe/

Entrance exam — What to do when the migrant mobs come pounding on your country’s door.

FOR WESTERN COUNTRIES NOW FACING an onslaught of refugees from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and other unstable regions of the world, a simple test should be given to determine who is allowed in and who is not.

Call it the Koran test. It is a simple entrance exam that would be scored as either Pass or Fail, and it is inspired by a recent incident at a migrant shelter in Suhl, Germany.

In that incident, one of the migrants tore up a Koran and threw the pages into a toilet. When this was discovered, all hell broke loose. A group of migrants chased the perpetrator, and he would likely have been killed if it were not for the security forces that shielded him. When they could not get at him, the irate migrants armed themselves with steel bars and began showering guards and policemen with rocks. They kept at it for several more hours, smashing car windows, ransacking buildings, and tearing apart walls inside the shelter. The perpetrator is not identified, and for good reason. If his name were known, he might eventually be tracked down and killed. Read more »