Germany A “Time-Bomb” – But Defiant Merkel Still Wants More Refugees

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Jul 30 2016
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Name two European countries that tourists should avoid in 2016, goes a humour question. The answer: Germany and France. And it’s not hard to understand why. Both countries have been shortlisted by terror group ISIS as targets for the year. ISIS loves terrorising Germany and France for a simple fact that the Germans and French are easy meat for them.

Chancellor of Germany Angela and French President Francois Hollande

ISIS is treating both French President Francois Hollande and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel like immature leaders who are good at rhetoric with zero substance. Hollande and Merkel’s clueless leadership towards combating terrorism means France and Germany are essentially terrorist’s favourite toys – providing test bed for terrorists in designing new method to inflict maximum damage.


Germany, in particular, has not yet suffered a massive terrorist attack of the type seen in Paris and Nice – but the Germans realise that it’s a matter of time before it happens. This month (July) alone, the country was hit with 5 violent attacks. Altogether, 10 people have been killed and dozens more injured in separate gun, bomb, axe and machete attacks.

Terrorist ISIS Attacks Threat in Germany - Special Forces in Action

  • July 18 – a teenage Afghan refugee hacked at passengers on a train in Wurzburg with an axe and knife, wounding 5. He was shot dead by police.
  • July 22 – a German teenager of Iranian heritage shot dead 9 people in Munich before shooting himself dead.
  • July 24 – a 21-year-old Syrian refugee killed a pregnant woman with a machete and wounded 5 other people as he fled before being arrested.
  • July 24 – a 27-year-old Syrian whose refugee application had been refused blew himself up outside a bar in Ansbach – 15 people were wounded.
  • July 27 – a suitcase filled with aerosol cans, reportedly planted by 2 “Arab-looking” suspects (a man and a woman), exploded near the Federal Office for Migration in Zirndorf, Bavaria – nobody was hurt.


The attack in Wurzburg has been claimed by Islamic State ISIS while the Ansbach bomber had videos on his phone showing him pledging allegiance to the terror group. If the Syrian bomber in Ansbach – Mohammad Daleel, 27 – had gained entry to a music festival which more than 2,000 people were attending, the casualties would be unimaginable.

Germany Terror Attacks - Mohammad Daleel and David Ali Sonboly

David Ali Sonboly, the 18-year-old German-Iranian who shot dead 9 people and injured 35 people, was said to be having mental illness. The attack came just 4 days after a 17-year-old asylum seeker went on a rampage with an axe and a knife on a train in Bavaria, injuring 5 people. He was believed to be a “lone wolf” Afghan or Pakistani inspired by ISIS.


The wave of attacks has fuelled growing anti-migrant sentiment in Germany, where more than 1 million asylum seekers arrived last year during the continuing refugee crisis. Although not all the attacks registered this month was directly related to ISIS terrorism, those attacks were sufficient to wake Germans up that they are vulnerable, no matter how much love has Angela Merkel expressed to the refugees.

Germany Refugee Crisis - Rapefugees Demonstrators

The fact that Bavaria, located in southern Germany, and has been the entry route for more than a million migrants and refugees who have flooded into the country over the last 18 months has worsen the situation. The mass sexual assaults / rapes by 1,000 Muslim migrants/refugees in Cologne, Germany, on New Year’s Eve have now come back haunting the Germans.


Angela Merkel was forced to cut short her summer holiday to speak to the people. She described the recent attacks in Ansbach, Wurzburg and Munich as “horrifying and depressing”. However, the defiant chancellor, who couldn’t lose face, insisted Germany would not turn its back on people fleeing the Middle East.

Irresistible - Angela Merkel Taking Selfie With Refugees

In the wake of the repetitive killings, Merkel now claimed Germany needed a better “early warning system” to spot radicalised Muslims among the newly-arrived migrants. She added that Germany would “stick to our principles” and “give shelter to those who deserve it”. Clearly, she’s caught in a chicken-and-egg situation; which one come first – a proven early warning system or welcoming more refugees?


On Saturday, Angele Merkel said – “We will resolve this and do everything possible to protect the safety and freedom of all people in Germany,” But the statement – coming more than 17 hours after President Obama had offered his condolences for the Munich attack – did little to criticism that her administration had failed to control the refugee crisis.

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On social media, the hashtag #Merkelschweigt, or “Merkel stays silent,” resurfaced, suggesting that Germans – both from right and left – are questioning the Merkel’s ability to protect them and whether the country’s generosity to the refugees has been misplaced. Suddenly, the same Germans who were dancing at the sight of the refugees’ arrival don’t think it’s funny anymore.


Merkel was also forced to admit that attacks in Paris last November was proof that terrorist fighters were being smuggled in among the flow of people arriving from the Middle East and Africa. Hadn’t millions of British people told her so before they couldn’t take it anymore and voted to exit the European Union?

Germany Terror Attacks - Defiant Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel

Her stubbornness and arrogance are causing revolt among her own people. A new survey found that 83% of Germans see immigration as their nation’s biggest challenge – twice as many as a year ago. As many as 200,000 failed asylum seekers like bomber Mohammad Daleel remain in the country, making Germany like a huge time-bomb in EU.


“The suicide bombing proved we do not know who we have invited in. We have to be humanitarian and it was right to accept refugees but we now realise we do not know where they are from and what they will do.” – said 47-year-old  Anna Lissner, a mother of two who said she now feared for her children’s safety.

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The multiple attacks have burst any illusions in Germany that the country is immune to attacks like those claimed by ISIS in neighbouring France. Now the British people, especially those who had voted Brexit, have every reason to smile and said – “We told you so”.


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