Their being able to slip out to join the Islamic State is not an immediate problem for Hopeless Britannia, except insofar as it highlights the absolute unwillingness and/or inability of British authorities to face the jihad threat realistically and do what has to be done to stop the jihadist advance. No doubt monitoring these young men more closely would have been “Islamophobic.”
“Hundreds of Islamic extremists like Jihadi John have been able to slip out of Britain to join ISIS because they ‘weren’t properly monitored,’” by Ollie Gillman, MailOnline, February 28, 2015:
Hundreds of ISIS extremists like Mohammed Emwazi have been free to leave Britain because they were not being properly monitored by the security services, the Government has admitted.
Young men on the fringes of terror groups were not investigated thoroughly by the police and intelligence agencies, allowing them to leave for Syria, a report has revealed.
It has also been revealed that MI5 and Scotland Yard are observing 3,000 people in the UK that they fear could become another Jihadi John.
Counter-terror investigators from the police and security services have launched Project Danube, a joint unit which will examine ‘the levels of risk posed by low-level subjects of interest’, The Times reported.
The operation will monitor people who were previously not thoroughly examined as officers followed leads which posed a greater risk.
The move will heap yet more pressure on Britain’s intelligence agencies, which are said to have more than 3,000 fanatics in the UK on their terror watch list.
Many of these are feared to be ‘lone wolves’ who have never joined a terrorist group or travelled abroad.
The figure is far higher than previous estimates, which put the number of extremists being monitored in 2007 at 2,000….