Shortly after the Charlie Hebdo Islamic terrorist murders in Paris in January, the establishment press attacked those who dared to state something quite obvious about "no-go zones" in parts of Europe, i.e., that they exist. The media summarily and unilaterally declared that "no-go zones" were a myth propagated by the likes of Fox News, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, longtime terror expert Steven Emerson, and others — despite several direct references to them in media accounts, including the New York Times, going back as far as 2002.
Well, a not very funny thing has happened during the attempt to hunt down those involved in planning Friday's coordinated terrorist bloodbath in Paris.
You see, there's a certain neighborhood in Brussels, Belgium. It's home to admitted "jihadist networks," which, in the words of a Times tweet following the jump, have been "linked to" the Parisian and other "terror plots." The tweet indicates that this neighborhood has an unusual characteristic which the U.S. media has insisted it cannot possibly have:
This euphemistically described condition of "lacking control" is no short-term phenomenon, as seen in a Times update this afternoon:
Read the whole thing.
Labels: Europe, Islamofascism, No-Go Zones