CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Suggests Barcelona Was Charlottesville Copycat?

Fox News foreign policy and security expert Walid Phares on why the attacks in Barcelona and Charlottesville are not comparable.

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer portrays Barcelona attack as ‘copycat’ of Charlottesville.

Recent Vehicle Ramming Homicides

Nice France 86 killed, 458 injured by box truck
July 14 2016 (Bastille Day) 22:30 – 22:35 CEST
Classified as jihadist terrorism by Europol

Ohio State University Columbus Ohio, 13 injured by Honda Civic
November 28, 20169:52 a.m. (EST)
Islamist terrorism inspired by terrorist propaganda

Berlin Christmas Market Attack 12 killed and 56 injured by semi-trailer truck
December 19 2016 at 20:02
Islamic extremism

Jerusalem Truck Attack Semi-Trailer Truck 5 killed 17 injured
January 6 2017 at 13:00 hours
Suspected perpetrators are Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
The Martyr of Baha Alyan Collective (claimed responsibility)

Westminster Bridge Attack in London Hyundai Tucson 6 killed
March 22 2017 at 14:40 GMT (UTC)
Jihad revenge for Western military action in Muslim countries in Middle East

Stockholm Attack Hijacked truck killed 5, seriously injured 14
April 7, 2017 about 14:53 Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
Suspect’s former Facebook page reportedly linked to extremists and featured at least two ISIS propaganda videos


London Bridge and Borough Market Area Attack
Van killed 11 (3 attackers), 48 injured
June 3, 2017 on 22:06–22:16 (BST)
Islamist extremism

Finsbury Park Van Attack Van killed 1, injured 10
June 19 2017 at 00:15 (BST)
Target Muslims, motive under investigation

Champs-Élysées, Paris Car Ramming Attack (Only attacker killed)
June 19 2017 at 3:40 pm GMT +2
Attacker belonged to the “radical islamist movement”

Levallois-Perret, Paris Attack BMW car injured six
August 9 2017 at 08:00 (UTC+1)
Terrorist attack

Charlottesville Virginia Attack Dodge Challenger killed one, injured 38
August 12, 2017 at 1:45 p.m.
Possible white supremacist in custody

Barcelona Attack Van killed 14, injured over 100
August 17, 2017
16:56 (UTC+2)
Amaq News Agency attributed indirect responsibility for the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)




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