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September 20, 2016

This is why Isis prefers to use home-grown terrorists over foreign jihadis

Henry Jackson Society

By Emma Webb

Originally published by The Independent

Recently three women were arrested for allegedly plotting an Isis directed attack on Paris after French police found a car filled with gas cylinders near Notre Dame Cathedral. It is easy for this to register as just another arrest, but as the list of attempted terror attacks seems to grow and grow, the biographies of these women should concern us.

We know little of Sarah Hervouet but we do know that she had been previously engaged to two jihadists. One was Larossi Abballa, the Isis-sworn former-recruiter who stabbed a policeman and his wife to death. The second was Adel Kermiche who in July killed a priest while he said mass. The other women arrested were a mother and her 15 year old daughter.

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