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Another Failed ISIS Attack

A would-be suicide bomber in New York again displays the incompetence of so many of the Islamic State’s sympathizers.
Source: Andrew Kelly / Reuters

The alleged bomber of the New York subway was inspired by the 2016 ISIS attack on the Berlin Christmas market, in which a Tunisian man drove a truck into a crowd and killed 12 people, according to a . Akayed Ullah of Brooklyn saw Christmas posters in the underground corridor connecting the Port Authority Bus Terminal to the Times Square subway lines, and these as a detonator—killed no one, and footage of the aftermath suggests that its main effect was to char his midsection.

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