The Paris Jihadi’s Coworkers Knew He Was Dangerous, But Remained Silent


Mickael Harpon "had caused alarm among his colleagues as far back as 2015, when he defended the massacre of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper by two brothers vowing allegiance to al-Qaeda." What's more, Harpon "had begun wearing traditional Islamic garments for mosque visits, and had started refusing 'certain kinds of contact with women. The French officials who heard Harpon, knew that if they filed a complaint against him, they would be committing career suicide. So, they kept silent.

Our politically correct fantasies about Islam and jihad have a price. Thirteen people paid it in Fort Hood in 2009. Four more people paid it in Paris last week. There will be many, many more.

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