New EFSAS Article: Three in four terror plots in the UK have roots in Pakistan
After the initial shock of the attack and the grief for the hapless victims had subsided, an air of incredulity gripped the UK. How a convicted terrorist, ostensibly under monitoring by the State while on parole, could be afforded the freedom and opportunity to carry out a grisly and mindless attack in the very heart of London baffled observers. As Kyle Orton, a British terrorism researcher, said, it was “impossible to argue that (Usman) shouldn’t have been in prison. He was so obviously a dangerous person… Keeping jihadists off the streets is preferable to trusting in half-baked reformation”.