I admire the thumbing of noses, but be reminded, IS is only a couple of hundred of miles from their shores.
The Islamic State threatens to come to Rome; Italians respond with travel advice
By Adam Taylor February 20
A carabinieri paramilitary car patrols in front of the Colosseum in Rome on Feb. 17. (Max Rossi/Reuters)
In a recently released video that showed the killing of 21 Christians in Libya, all but one of them Egyptian, the Islamic State issued an ominous warning: “Today we are south of Rome,” one masked militant said. “We will conquer Rome with Allah’s permission.”
To make matters worse, Rita Katz, director of SITE Intelligence Group, pointed out that supporters of the Islamic State have begun using a hashtag to warn of their plan to reach “Rome.”
More here. H/T: Fjordman
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) February 19, 2015