Pentagon: Islamic State terrorists enter Europe ‘mostly unimpeded’

Pentagon: Islamic State terrorists enter Europe ‘mostly unimpeded’

[Ed. – Yay!]

The Pentagon’s Joint Staff warned in a recent intelligence briefing that Islamic State terrorists are entering Europe “mostly unimpeded,” according to defense officials.

The briefing last week by the J-2, as the joint staff’s intelligence directorate is known, outlined both legal and illegal methods being used by terrorists to gain access to the continent.

The briefing included a title slide that read “ISIL traveling to Europe mostly unimpeded,” and warned that European security measures have minimally impeded the flow of terrorists. …

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Additionally, the refugee flow from Syria to Europe is overwhelming counterterrorism efforts there, raising new fears that refugees from Syria being settled in the United States pose a security threat in this country.

“That ties directly to security efforts here,” said one official familiar with the briefing who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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