Israelis and Jews around the world are under a growing threat from Islamic terrorists and need to demand that local authorities provide better security, Former Counterterrorism Bureau chief Brig.-Gen.(res) Nitzan Nuriel said Monday, speaking to The Jerusalem Post hours after a gunman killed four people outside of a Jewish school in France.
Nuriel said that a coalition of jihadist organizations have made a decision to attack Israeli and Jewish targets wherever they may be without distinction. "They attack whoever they can and wherever security is lax," he said.
According to Nuriel, who stepped down from his post several months ago, terror groups are trying to deter Israel from taking action against them by carrying out these attacks overseas. He said it was possible that the attack against the school in France was not terror related, but he did draw a direct line between the recent spate of bombings plots in India Georgia, Thailand and Azerbaijan.
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