The new normal seems to be government and large media direct attention away from Islam and jihad for a few days, then the truth comes out when we are focused on another horror.
The man who stabbed 6 people in London, one American tourist fatally, Zakaria Bulhan was said to be a Mentally ill Norwegian...
However, Heat Street has found evidence that a person using the same name – Zakaria Bulhan – has listed at least one book advocating violent jihadism in their personal account on the Good Reads website since 2014.
Update: An exhaustive search of UK records by Heat Street shows there is only one person in the whole of Britain with the name Zakaria Bulhan. His date of birth is listed as May 1986 – making him 20, not 19 – and he is registered as living Tooting, South London.
He was a devout Muslim and he would passionately defend it, but he respected my opinion too. He was a bit socially awkward but as far as I knew he didn't have mental health problems.
The Independant says none of his friends or neighbors saw anything that indicated mental health issues like that.
Neighbours of a teenager being held over the Russell Square knife attack described him as a "quiet" and "pleasant" young man who enjoyed playing football with his younger brother. [...]
Police have said the incident appears to have been triggered by mental health issues rather than being terror-related.
But shocked neighbours said they had seen no signs of anything being wrong.