Germany's Refugee-Driven Terror Problem Out of Control After a Dozen Incidents Since Jan 2016
Yesterday it was Hamburg. Today or tomorrow it could be anywhere else in Germany.
As I chronicle below, there have been a dozen terror-related incidents in Germany since January 2016, indicating that the problem may be at a tipping point as the number of fatal terror attacks in Western Europe has exploded in just the past few years.
And many of the recent problems are refugee-driven.
The attacker who killed one and injured seven at a supermarket in Hamburg Friday while shouting "Allah akbar" was a Palestinian born in the UAE who was in the country illegally and was scheduled for deportation.
He entered the country in 2015 during the massive rush of Syrian migrants, during which 900,000 entered the country.
Video taken at the scene of yesterday's attack shows him being taken under arrest and fending off the bystanders who subdued him:
Local media reported that the attacker was an Islamist already known to German authorities: