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The improbability of a jihadi attack in Rome

Reader comment on item: Italy's Apocalypse

Submitted by Daniel (New Zealand), Nov 6, 2017 at 18:56

Despite past hypothetical threat, could you consider that "A major jihadi attack in Rome" or on the Vatican is most improbable because the Pope controls it?


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Daniel Pipes replies:

I expect that Pope Francis is someone the Islamists would like to intimidate. So, yes, I see a major attack on Rome as highly likely. Of course, I cannot predict the timing or the method.

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