MI5 Boss: Radical Islamic Terror Threat ‘Shows No Sign of Abating’, 25 Plots Foiled Since 2013


"The sickening impact, shock and disgust of terrorism has been felt right across Europe," according to MI5 chief Andrew Parker. Speaking in Berlin in what was the first ever speech by a serving MI5 chief outside the United Kingdom, Parker told European colleagues that the continent faces an "intense, unrelenting, and multidimensional terrorist threat", noting that the Islamic State continues to pose the most "acute threat" to Western security - but that "al-Qaeda and other Islamist groups haven't gone away."