Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sharp Rise in Violent Islamist Extremists in Sweden After Migrant Influx - Breitbart News Network

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Sharp Rise in Violent Islamist Extremists in Sweden After Migrant Influx

STOCKHOLM (AFP) – The number of violent Islamist extremists in Sweden has soared from 200 in 2010 to “thousands”, intelligence agency Sapo said Friday, while noting that only a handful were deemed able to carry out a terror attack.


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Thornberg attributed the rise primarily to the propaganda machine of the so-called Islamic State (IS), which has united different groups of Islamist extremists.
“We used to have different circles. We had radicalised (people) from North Africa, the Middle East and Somalia, but they were all separate,” he said.
Thornberg said Sapo now receives around 6,000 intelligence tips a month concerning terrorism and extremism, compared to an average 2,000 a month in 2012.
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