New York’s latest terror incident is a reminder that radical Islamists are targeting the city—and the country.
Akayed Ullah, the 27-year-old ISIS-inspired immigrant from Bangladesh, was the only person seriously hurt this past Monday, when he detonated his bomb in the crowded underground passageway between the Port Authority bus terminal and the Times Square subway hub. Three bystanders suffered minor injuries.
The botched terror attack prompted a self-congratulatory press conference, at which Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio applauded the police and other first responders for capturing the perpetrator of the latest terror attack in New York City and taking away a cell phone that might have triggered another bomb. The governor and mayor vowed that such attacks would not disrupt life in New York. All Ullah managed to do was upend the city’s morning rush hour. His crowning achievement was inconvenience.