100 Jihadis Enter Syria From Turkey Each Week, French Intelligence Finds
In the aftermath of the most recent terrorist attack in France, prospects for a calm future in the country plagued by outbreaks of terrorism appear grim.
Just a week ago, even before the tragic event in Nice, the French General Director for Internal Security Patrick Calvar told members of the French parliamentary commission that thanks to the increasing frequency of sexual assaults by islamic migrants, “Extremism is growing everywhere… We are on the brink of civil war.” Then two days ago, Calvar doubled down, warning an increasingly questioned Hollande that an inevitable confrontation between the far right and Muslims looms, posing more of a threat than terrorism.
It appears his warning was well-founded. Earlier today, the French military intelligence announced that it estimates that about 100 foreign fighters are entering Syria from Turkey each week to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. “According to the Direction for Military Intelligence (DRM) in Paris, each week, about 100 foreigners continue to cross Turkey into Syria to join Islamic State,” French newspaper Le Figaro reported Wednesday, according to Reuters. – READ MORE