The jihad in Britain is by no means over. It has hardly even begun. “Britain braces for possible copycat attacks,” by Paisley Dodds for The Associated Press, May 24 (thanks to Kenneth):
LONDON — Britain is bracing for clashes with right-wing extremists and possible copycat terror attacks after the brutal slaying of a young soldier.
London’s Metropolitan Police said more than 1,000 officers will be sent to potential trouble spots with armed response units. Only a fraction of Britain’s police officers are armed.
Wednesday’s bloody attack was captured on video by passersby and made for gruesome viewing — one man is seen with his hands stained red and holding two butcher’s knives as he angrily complained about the British government and troops in foreign lands. A lifeless body is seen on the street behind him.
Terror analysts say the attackers wanted the publicity to inspire copycat attacks, and that they are already seeing an increase in chatter on extremist sites calling for such attacks….
A British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the ongoing investigation, confirmed the increase in chatter since Wednesday’s attack but said no specific or credible plots had been detected at this point.
Britain’s terror threat level has remained unchanged at “substantial” — the middle of five possible rankings….