This is Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab photographed during a school trip to England in 2002 from his native Nigeria.
He is the man whose attempt to blow up an American plane was averted only by luck and courage.
His actions will cause more misery to those who require to travel by air. Longer security queues; the use of laptops is going to be forbidden; no passenger will be able to visit toilets within an hour of landing - we can be sure the list will be lengthened.
This man was on the security lists of the US and the UK. His father, just a few weeks ago, alerted officials about his 'radicalisation'.
Back in the 90s France called Britain 'Londonistan' as they watched this country become the central hub of Islamic terrorism in Europe. Nothing has changed. We have a government which is obsessed with multiculturalism and 'human rights'.
Melanie Phillips tells it as it is. Definitely an article we should all read.
Another site worth reading which discusses military strategy and terrorist threats is here.