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UK terrorist threat level raised to 'severe', Theresa May says
BBC News ^ | 29 August 2014

Posted on 08/29/2014 7:19:29 AM PDT by McGruff

The UK's terror threat level is being raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

The new alert level means an attack on the UK is "highly likely", although Mrs May said there was no intelligence to suggest an attack was "imminent".

It is the second highest of five possible UK threat levels.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Syria; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: iraq; isil; isis; islamists; jihadists; uk
So it begins
1 posted on 08/29/2014 7:19:29 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: McGruff

I’m sceptical that this will remain an air war without boots on the ground.


2 posted on 08/29/2014 7:23:23 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: McGruff

Lord, please remove the cup from our lips, Please. Kudos Great Britain ... Welcome Aboard.


3 posted on 08/29/2014 7:24:12 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: McGruff

Odd.

Not a mention of Islam or Muslims in the entire article.

Does mention “extremists” though.

Are there any Brits saying they are Taxed Enough Already?


4 posted on 08/29/2014 7:24:14 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: McGruff

Just listened to David Cameron’s press conference. Wow. He sounds like a leader, like he understands the nature of the threat. He was vey specific about actions that Britain will take.

He makes Obama look like a fool.


5 posted on 08/29/2014 7:24:16 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: McGruff

What color would that be? Rose, Fuchsia, Wine....?


6 posted on 08/29/2014 7:24:21 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

Heh. Chris Plante was just talking about that.


7 posted on 08/29/2014 7:26:35 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: MustKnowHistory

UK Prime Minister David Cameron: ‘There is no doubt in my mind that ISIL is targeting all of us in Western Europe’

UK’s Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism head: ‘From this afternoon we will begin to increase our levels of visible patrols and implement other security and protection measures’


8 posted on 08/29/2014 7:31:51 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a human to knowledge but you can't make him think)
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To: MustKnowHistory

Obama and Cameron both failed to deal with the ISIS problem for years and should have been more proactive. They waited until they were forced to do something. That’s not leadership.


9 posted on 08/29/2014 7:32:30 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: no-to-illegals

David Cameron press conference.

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000306672

Just few minutes ago.


10 posted on 08/29/2014 7:32:48 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: Rich21IE

Thank You for the link ... Thank You David!


11 posted on 08/29/2014 7:35:29 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: McGruff
There Will Be No Peace Until There Is No Islam.

Yet, our leaders believe that it is okay for Muslims to continue to immigrate to western countries.

When Muslims get strong enough, they become groups like the Taliban, ISIS and Boko Harum.

There are no moderate Muslims....they're just waiting.

We should close our borders for about 100 years and do some assimilating.

12 posted on 08/29/2014 7:37:40 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: McGruff

David Cameron just addressed the media minutes ago. More blabbing about how they must understand the plight of the Muslims and how it is only a few disgruntled youths causing trouble. More from the multicultural UK coming to the U.S.

Appeasement in the Face of Islamofascism

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returned to Heston Aerodrome near London in 1938 after meeting Adolf Hitler and enthusiastically waved the ‘Munich Agreement’ in the air, infamously stating that ‘peace for our time’ has been secured.

War was declared against Germany less than 12 months later, and Chamberlain’s decision to place trust in Hitler is viewed as a classic example of ‘appeasement’. Many would argue that the Munich Agreement was futile because war with Hitler’s Germany was inevitable, and yet more concessions would follow to keep peace. Others point out that without the benefit of hindsight, the last ditch attempt for peace, however small, had to be taken.

Winston Churchill was appointed war time Prime Minister in May 1940 and then demonstrated that British politicians were still willing to fight for other nations’ democracies and freedoms, as well as our own.

Whatever your opinion may be, Britain went onto fight Nazi Germany. Even after France fell, during the period of being all alone, Britain refused to surrender, and with the help of her allies, was eventually victorious. Traitors like William Joyce, whose involvement in the ‘Germany calling, Germany calling’ radio broadcasts, which carried threats and misinformation in English, were eventually hunted down and hanged for treason.

Islam: The Enemy Is Welcomed Inside the Gate

Modern day British society is multicultural, but immigration itself is not an issue if new arrivals are needed and then crucially, they assimilate and respect their new host culture. Rachel Molschky describes in the ‘Islam Hasn’t Changed: We Have’ article how Western politicians knew exactly that Islam is incompatible with our society based upon Judeo-Christian values because it is a supremacist and expansionist ideology.

So what were politicians thinking? After fighting to keep the Nazis from invading Britain, ‘Islamofascists’ were welcomed in! With good reason Europe had battled to keep Muslim hordes at bay for 1300 years, so this was the initial act of unnecessary treason.

Appeasers or Traitors?

The more Muslims misbehave, the more our leaders will show dhimmitude and absolve Islam; for example following the jihadist murder of Lee Rigby, Prime Minster David Cameron declared the killing was “a betrayal of Islam”. Cameron could perhaps plead ignorance, but his Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg misinformed the public by reading the ‘most peaceful verse’ Qur’an 5:32, which actually only prohibits killing Muslims unless for revenge, and gives a whole raft of Islamically ‘justified’ reasons for killing non-Muslims. If that is not enough then the following Verse 5:33 justifies killing in response to ‘causing mischief’. Surely Clegg cannot claim a lack of knowledge?

Read at:

http://chersonandmolschky.com/2014/02/25/appeasement-face-islamofascism/


13 posted on 08/29/2014 7:38:57 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: McGruff

Being ‘in’ is to surrender. Laz gave me that first sentence. {{HUGS}} Laz! Thanks to our General Jim of this site for the FReedom given each of us.


14 posted on 08/29/2014 7:42:06 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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Time to Roll!


15 posted on 08/29/2014 7:44:02 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: McGruff

the new normal in dhimmi Britain.


16 posted on 08/29/2014 7:44:03 AM PDT by Stand W ( You can't fight in here! This is the War Room!)
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To: McGruff

The UK is doomed...Cameron calls Islam a religion of peace.


17 posted on 08/29/2014 7:46:12 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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18 posted on 08/29/2014 7:47:21 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: McGruff

‘Incubator for terrorism’: UK leaders under pressure to take on jihadist problem

Fox News
August 26, 2014

“The Home Office touts its “Prevent strategy” as an example of the effort to combat British-based Islamic extremism. The strategy focuses on supporting community-based campaigns and activity to rebut terrorist propaganda, to warn about the dangers of traveling to Syria and Iraq, and to identify and support those vulnerable to radicalization.

Critics say such methods are woefully inadequate and that successive British governments have failed to deal more substantively with the specter of Islamic extremism that haunts the UK.”

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/08/26/incubator-for-terrorism-uk-leaders-under-pressure-to-take-on-jihadist-problem/


19 posted on 08/29/2014 7:48:19 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: MustKnowHistory

He makes Obama look like a man who hates his country and wants it destroyed.


20 posted on 08/29/2014 8:17:55 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: MustKnowHistory

He does??? First he praises Islam and babbles about democracy. Could it be he is just trying to shore up his base, since his party is having trouble? Perhaps trying to scare the Scots into staying in the UK? He’s a weasel just like most politicians. He said nothing substantive. Just more blah, blah, blah...


21 posted on 08/29/2014 8:19:31 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Even with that bleak assessment, it is still miles above what Obama said.


22 posted on 08/29/2014 8:20:49 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: blam

I agree, except we should do some deporting. Assimilating people who adhere to an ideology that is incompatible with a free society can’t happen.


23 posted on 08/29/2014 8:21:01 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: MustKnowHistory

But it’s all just talk! Raising the threat level does squat. Like all British politicians, he is scared to death of the Muslims in the UK. He won’t do a thing to address the real problem of the enemy in their midst.


24 posted on 08/29/2014 8:23:33 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: McGruff

I heard somewhere it is a religion of peace.


25 posted on 08/29/2014 8:38:15 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (OChristian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool])
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To: McGruff
We know they're going to hit us... the whole western world knows it... It'll be England - or Paris or New York or Chicago...

Lucky for us our FBI is putting their resources into convicting a cop in Ferguson...

If they don't get that cop, God only knows how many black unarmed teen ages he might kill in cold blood... There's been thousands already, right? So says the idiots who told them the bullsh*t about the thousands of 'vast right wing conspiracy' lone wolfs. Put up or shut up FBI fools. We pay you FBI people to protect the nation - not to run stupid favors as the goon arm of the democrat party. Please protect us from another 9/11...

26 posted on 08/29/2014 10:49:39 AM PDT by GOPJ (Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil. —Thomas Mann)
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To: McGruff

I wonder if this is partially done to take attention away from the muslim molestation epidemic in the UK?


27 posted on 08/29/2014 12:31:03 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Starboard

Cameron is facing the voters on May 7, 2015 and the authentically conservative UKIP has been breathing down his neck in the polls.

Its time for him to put on a show for the voters, although the truth is a real threat exists from ISIS.


28 posted on 08/29/2014 2:21:38 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: McGruff

Didn’t know the U.K. had a lot of Amish.


29 posted on 08/29/2014 2:55:42 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (FReerepublic: Bring a FRiend!)
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To: Nextrush

Agree. Good analysis on your part.


30 posted on 08/29/2014 3:13:15 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: McGruff

The UK has a massive internal spying apparatus so effective that it was able to ignore for 16 years the pedophile pimps operating openly and notoriously before it.

I’m not hopeful that they’ll be able to handle anything.


31 posted on 08/30/2014 6:17:25 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: McGruff

a disturbing thought just hit me....
what is keeping these satanic nutjobs from simply traveling to Monrovia, intentionally contracting Ebola and then boarding a flight to Mexico City or Guatemala and then walking into the US?
(or other western nations like England)
biological suicide bombers with no need for chemical weapons, biological weapons, misslies, dirty bombs...all they need are willing martyrs.

could this be the new threat to England and at our southern border?

the fact that “southern border” has been mentioned as opposed to a city makes me think this is NOT about explosives!!


32 posted on 08/30/2014 7:48:52 AM PDT by 1curiousmind
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To: VerySadAmerican

Doesn’t he?


33 posted on 08/31/2014 10:00:18 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: VerySadAmerican

It’s not hard to make a Rattlesnake look like a Rattlesnake.


34 posted on 09/01/2014 6:50:34 AM PDT by RipSawyer (OPM is the religion of the sheeple.)
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To: ForYourChildren

“I heard somewhere it is a religion of peace.”
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Did you also hear that war is peace, slavery is freedom etc?
Have you heard the one about the recovery, hahahahahahaha, it’s a killer, how about the falling unemployment rate, hahahahaha, how about the inflation rate being TOO LOW, gasp, wheeze, hahahahaha, I can’t stand it, it’s too much, I can’t breathe, I’m laughing so hard, aaaaack..................


35 posted on 09/01/2014 6:57:15 AM PDT by RipSawyer (OPM is the religion of the sheeple.)
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