Not for the first time, and not the last time by a long shot:
French police stumbled on terror plans after decrypting coded messages between Algerian butcher living in southern France and high-ranking members of al-Qaeda in the Maghreb
“The suspect, identified in the newspaper report as Ali M, reportedly said he would target French landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and ‘cultural events that take place in the south of France in which thousands of Christians gather for a month.’”
Remember: opposing this is “hatred” and “bigotry.”
“Terror plot targeting Eiffel Tower, Louvre foiled, French police say,”Â FoxNews.com, July 9, 2014 (JW)
France plans to ban
citizens Muslims with French passports suspected of links to armed groups Islamic terrorists from leaving the country in a new bill aimed at strengthening “anti-terrorist” legislation.
This is exactly the wrong thing to do. Why not encourage them to go for it and leave? And while they’re at it, revoke their citizen rights and make sure they don’t return. Â Why are western governments consistently wrong on these issues?
It is the hight of absurdity when the existing laws are not applied. No country in Europe needs more laws. This is no more than denial and smoke screens by incompetentÂ bureaucrats.
About 600 French nationals are in Syria t
o fight with rebel groups to murder Christians, Shiites & Alavites or are planning to go there, according to the Interior Ministry.