“Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish Security Service, said ‘the suspect didn’t appear in our recent files but he earlier has been in our files.'”
One long-term strategy of the Islamic State is to overwhelm the security services of the West with so many jihadis and would-be jihadis that they collapse. And they’re well on their way.
“The Latest: King: Sweden is still be [sic] safe, peaceful country,” Associated Press, April 8, 2017 (thanks to Darcy):
…Swedish prosecutors Hans Ihrman confirms that the suspect detained over Friday’s deadly truck attack is a 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man.
The head of Sweden’s domestic intelligence agency says the man had been on authorities’ radar some time ago.
Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish Security Service, said “the suspect didn’t appear in our recent files but he earlier has been in our files.”
He said the security services are working with other nations’ security agencies on the matter, but declined to elaborate….