“You’re what the French call Les Incompetents” – Home Alone
One might call what we’ll see next the Jihadist Recycling Program: France will almost certainly now have to deal with calls for revenge for Merah’s death, after Merah himself had his own concocted excuses for revenge. It is the jihadists’ renewable resource, such that they can always find an excuse for violence. “France suspect dead after resisting assault: police source,” from Agence France-Presse, March 22:
The alleged Al-Qaeda militant believed responsible for a killing spree is dead, a police source said Thursday, after he resisted a raid on his besieged home in southern France.
Three police were wounded in the assault, one “fairly seriously”, with journalists able to hear sustained gunfire from at least two weapons as police entered the flat in Toulouse where Mohamed Merah was holed up.