June 5, 2017

TSC IntelBrief: ‘Enough is Enough’

A June 3 terror attack in London left seven people dead and dozens more wounded, marking the third major terror attack to strike the UK this year.

• The June 3 terror attack in London that killed seven and wounded dozens more marked the third attack to strike the UK this year.

• Prime Minister Theresa May responded by ordering a review of counterterrorism policies and stating there is ‘far too much tolerance of extremism’.

• The Islamic State claimed credit for the latest attack, yet no details have been made public regarding the identities of the attackers.

• The broad and complex challenges facing the UK—as well as many other countries—in tackling extremism range from issues such as the violent radicalization of youth to the spread of hardline Saudi-funded mosques.