'Very high' chance of terror attack on Rome, Italian official fears [CC]


#1

The possibility of a terrorist attack in Italy is “very high,” warns one of the country’s top civic officials.

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#2

That statement pretty much could be applied to almo st anywhere in the western world unfortunately.


#3

Sadly, I think it is only a matter of when, not if, there is a terrorist attack on the Vatican. There was an ISIS cell that was busted by Italian authorities last year that was plotting a terrorist attack on the Vatican and the Israeli embassy. The U.S. government issued a warning about a possible terrorist attack on the Vatican not long before that. Vatican City is a high profile target for terrorists so security there needs to be on alert.


#4

also in England I recently read…


#5

The current warning status is severe in almost every western country. It gets raised to critical when a specific threat is detected as in Belgium last year. Extremists try to exploit weaknesses in Intelligence. Fortunately the Italian (and UK) intelligence service have a good reputation which means that Italy has fortunately been spared a mass attack, as has the UK for nearly 12 years.


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