After Belgian police arrested Mohamed Abrini on suspicion of being the “man in the hat” seen with the Brussels airport suicide bombers, the terrorist admitted they planned to attack passengers waiting to board flights to the US, Russia and Israel.
While the threat of Islamic terror attacks in Europe constantly grows, authorities are slow to respond, resulting in recent mass attacks with numerous casualties – and heightening the chances of future attacks.
As Islamic terrorist attacks strike various locations around the world, leaders fear that Muslim terrorists will escalate their attacks, striking with the ultimate weapon – a nuclear bomb – in the heart of a Western civilian target.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has no problem cutting deals with Iran or the Palestinians and sheds no tears over Israeli victims of terror, but chokes up after learning of the ISIS attacks in Belgium.
In another apparent step toward reconciliation, Israeli President Rivlin and Turkish President Erdogan spoke on the phone and expressed mutual interest in establishing an international front against global Islamic terrorism.
Sharansky – speaking at an event hosted by the Gatestone Institute, a New York-based think tank specializing in strategy and defense issues – was putting the recent terrorist attacks into the broader context of the distinction between “free societies” and “fear societies.”
In devastating terrorist attacks in Brussels, apparently carried out by Muslims possibly tied with ISIS, 34 people were killed and scores were wounded. Europe is in lockdown as it braces for further attacks.