Graffiti on a wall near a mosque in South Shields, northeast England, confirms a chilling reaction to last week’s terrorist atrocities in New York and Washington. “Avenge U.S.A.” is the scrawled message in red paint. “Kill a Muslim now.”
Terrorism in the United States has prompted an upsurge in anti-Muslim attacks all over Europe. Mosques and Muslims have been targeted in The Netherlands, Britain, Denmark and Poland in apparent retaliation for last week’s mass murders by suicide teams.