- - Friday, December 18, 2015

A German former militant who recently fled Syria and the Islamic State is now cooperating with German authorities and detailing ISIS plans to attack European targets in a coordinated fashion across the continent.

Speaking from prison and going by the name, Harry S., he informed police that he, as well as other fighters, were asked if they would “bring jihad to their homeland,” according to Der Spiegel. “They want something that happens everywhere at the same time,” he added. “All you need is to take a big knife, and go down to the streets and slaughter every infidel you encounter,” they urged.

The man appeared in a propaganda video aimed at the German leader and called, “The lions of the Caliphate: A message signed in blood to Angela Merkel.” In the video, Harry S. and other militants call on ISIS followers around the world to ‘kill the infidels’ and then execute two prisoners. Harry told authorities he routinely led mass executions and held weekly ideological training sessions for ISIS fighters in Syria.

The Paris attacks were coordinated at different locations in the French capital and reports have surfaced that the ringleader was directing the operation via a cell phone while standing outside the theater where most victims were killed. Taking that concept to another level and coordinating attacks across different countries would show a dangerous level of sophistication and operational capability for the terror group. Authorities are concerned that the recent wave of Syrian migrants across Europe is setting the stage for simultaneous, pan-European terror.

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