Finally Getting Serious about Identifying Islamists?
Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner
was ordered to check all Muslims with airside security passes in airports. Radicals were to be weeded out. More than 60 passes were withdrawn for "inappropriate behaviour", such as a refusal to trim a beard or to shake hands with female colleagues. Some employees had their passes withdrawn for praying in Salafist mosques, others because a copy of the Koran was found in their lockers. Some were said to have expressed support for the jihadists who killed 130 people in Paris six months ago.
Charles de Gaulle airport, site of 82,000 employees.
(2) As yet more intrusive measures to ferret out Islamists seem to be in the works, I offer my services: Should the authorities need help figuring out further signs as to who might be a sleeper agent, I provide some clues here. And if they need questions to ask to probe attitudes, I offer those here and here.