The CBS News article focused on the University of California-Berkeley chancellor’s statement once the news of Nicolas Leslie’s death was confirmed among the dead in Nice, France. But, there was no mention of the role of radicalization or radical Islam in the truck attack on tourists and civilians alike on Bastille Day.
From ABC News: The driver’s uncle, Sadok Bouhlel, told The Associated Press that given Bouhlel’s family problems — he was estranged from his wife and three children — the Algerian “found in Mohamed an easy prey for recruitment.” Bouhlel’s rapid radicalization has puzzled investigators. Friends and family said he had not been an observant Muslim […]
A NBC News article which announced the death of an American college student who attended Cal-Berkeley, Nicolas Leslie, mentioned that a “deranged man” used the truck to kill 84 people on Bastille Day in the fourth paragraph. The lone mention of radical Islam was in the ninth paragraph, but it didn’t mention Islam and blamed radicalization. Scrubbing […]
The terrorist truck driver was born in Tunisia and killed at least 84 people, including 10 children, at least one British national and two Americans: A terrorist who used a hired lorry to kill at least 84 people in a rampage during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice has been named as a convicted criminal well known to the […]
And intelligence analysts are worried because Tunisia could be a fertile breeding ground for Islamist terrorism, considering it is next door to Libya (in an absolutely precarious situation).
The Islamic State, ISIS or ISIL, claimed responsibility for the terrorist killing spree in a Tunisia museum where 17 foreign tourists were murdered, in addition to a native Tunisian and a security guard.
The Tunisian premier said that 19 people were killed, of which 17 were foreign tourists. Two gunmen were killed when security forces stormed the Bardo Museum, but they say that two other gunmen are still at large. The motivations aren’t clear at this point in time, but Tunisia has been a hot recruiting bed for […]
WASHINGTON — The top leader for Tunisia’s al-Qaeda terrorist offshoot, Ansar al-Sharia, was captured by joint American and Libyan forces earlier today. Reuters reported that Saifallah Benahssine, the leader of the Tunisian group Ansar al-Sharia, was captured in the Libyan city of Misrata. Both governments did not respond to requests for confirmation if they helped […]
WASHINGTON — Tunisia’s opposition threatens more widespread protests against the current Islamist government, led by the Ennahda party. Reuters reported that the secular opposition are upset how slow the negotiations were going and say that the political stalemate will eventually end the Islamist government’s short rule. The opposition, led by secular parties, are leading in […]
WASHINGTON — The anti-Islamist movement in Tunisia is gaining ground and momentum as the Tunisian government has declared al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia a terrorist organization. Reuters reports that Prime Minister Ali Larayedh declared that his government found ties to the organization related to the assassination of two prominent opposition politicians and killing Tunisian soldiers. Tunisian […]
7/18/2016 - CBS News: No Mention of Radical Islam or Terrorism in Announcing a Third American Died in Nice Attack
7/18/2016 - Uncle of Nice Truck Terrorist says Nephew was Radicalized by Algerian Islamic State Sympathizer
7/18/2016 - NBC News Article on Nice Truck Attack Calls Attacker a “Deranged Man,” Doesn’t Mention Radical Islam until 9th Paragraph
7/15/2016 - Truck Driver Kills at least 84 People in Nice, France during Bastille Day Celebrations
4/29/2015 - ISIS looks to Expand in Tunisia
3/20/2015 - ISIS claims Responsibility for Tunisia Museum Attacks that Killed Foreign Tourists
3/19/2015 - Terrorists Take Foreigners Hostage, Kill 19 People at a Tunisia Museum
12/30/2013 - U.S., Libyan forces capture Tunisia’s al-Qaeda Leader
9/6/2013 - Tunisia faces Crisis: Opposition plans Protests to unseat Islamist Gov’t
8/28/2013 - Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”
8/26/2013 - Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation
8/8/2013 - Tunisians Rally against Islamist Government
7/27/2013 - Another Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated!
6/21/2013 - Another Egyptian Arab Spring? Some hope so
5/18/2013 - Tunisia toughens up on radical Salafi Islamists