Judith Miller

Judith Miller on the disappearance of Washington Post writer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]

NYC terror attack: Halloween horror would have been much worse without top notch NYPD

Editor’s note: The following column first appeared in City Journal, a publication of the Manhattan Institute. The Halloween assault in Lower Manhattan was straight out of the ISIS playbook. Ever since October 2010, when Al Qaeda published the second issue of its online magazine Inspire, jihadi leaders have been urging the faithful to turn ordinary cars and trucks into killing machines to “mow down the enemies of Allah.” On Tuesday in New York, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, a green-card holder from Uzbekistan in Central Asia and resident of Florida, responded to the call. He drove his rented Home Depot truck from West Houston Street onto a Hudson River Park bike path, one of New York’s most beloved amenities. Within ten minutes, eight people were killed and 15 were injured. A note found in the...