If he was a member of the Islamic State in Iraq, why was he let into Germany? What did German officials think would be the result of letting him in? What did they think would turn him from his jihad once he was admitted into the country? Gratitude?
“Islamist arrested over soccer bus attack was IS member in Iraq,” Reuters, April 13, 2017:
BERLIN, April 13 – German prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant against an 26-year-old Iraqi man who was detained in connection with an attack on a bus carrying players of a top soccer team, saying on Thursday they believe he was a member of Islamic State.
The Federal Prosecutor’s Office added in a statement there was no evidence that the man, identified as Abdul Beset A. and who arrived in Germany via Turkey at the start of 2016, had taken part in carrying out the attack in the city of Dortmund….
It added that the man was a member of the “foreign terrorist organization” Islamic State in Iraq where he led a commando unit of 10 members that was involved in kidnappings, smuggling, extortion and killings.