- - Friday, February 5, 2016

After the San Bernardino shootings, President Obama made much of Donald Trump’s call for Syrians and other nationalities requesting refugee status and/or asylum in the United States to be prevented from entering the country until we are able to figure out a process to adequately figure out if they are terrorists or not.

Germany’s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday that Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, after the spy agency thwarted an ISIS attack in-country, reported Reuters.

The head of the agency, Hans-Georg Maassen, said, “Then we have repeatedly seen that terrorists … have slipped in camouflaged or disguised as refugees. This is a fact that the security agencies are facing,” Maassen told ZDF television.

“We are trying to recognize and identify whether there are still more IS fighters or terrorists from IS that have slipped in,” he added.

The Berliner Zeitung newspaper cited Maassen on Friday as saying that the BfV had received more than 100 tip-offs that there were Islamic State fighters among the refugees currently staying in Germany. On Thursday, German forces arrested two men suspected of links to Islamic State militants preparing an attack in the German capital.

“We are in a serious situation and there is a high risk that there could be an attack. But the security agencies, the intelligence services and the police authorities are very alert and our goal is to minimize the risk as best we can,” added Maassen.

It seems that Donald Trump may have been right to show extreme caution after all for America’s domestic security as far as Syrian refugees are concerned?

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