Al-Qaeda is considerably emboldened lately. What could have changed over the last seven or eight months to account for that?
“Terrorism Threat: Al-Qaeda Threatens France, Police Warn Public to be Vigilant (Video),” by Amy Mek, RAIR Foundation, July 24, 2021:
While French police call for citizens to be vigilant, Macron’s open borders policies have remained unchanged despite the terrorist threats.
On July 15, 2021, Islamic terrorist group, Al-Qaeda, released a 40-minute video threatening France and repeatedly targeting President Emmanuel Macron and Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin by name. The video is Al-Qaeda’s response to Macon’s perceived insults to Islam, such as his support of Charlie Hebdo’s freedom of speech to release cartoons that mock Islam’s founder Muhammad.
The threats have prompted a call for vigilance this summer, ahead of a trial linked to the gruesome November 2015 Islamic attacks across Paris, which claimed 130 lives and wounded 416 people. Twenty people are set to stand trial accused of being linked to the Islamic attack on the Bataclan theater, bars, and restaurants in central Paris and Stade de France.
The Interior Ministry specifically instructed police to “maintain vigilance at a high level throughout the summer and particularly as the September trial approaches,” following the posting of the threats by As-Sahab, the official media wing of Al-Qaeda’s leadership that is based in Pakistan and Afghanistan. However, while French police call for citizens to be vigilant, Macron’s open borders policies have remained unchanged despite the terrorist threats….