Was the Frankfurt Airport Shooter a Lone-Wolf Jihadist?

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According to German authorities, the 21-year-old Kosovar man who opened fire on a U.S. Air Force bus at Frankfurt’s international airport on Wednesday, killing two U.S. airmen and seriously wounding two others, was a radical Islamist who had links to prominent militants in Germany and harbored an intense hatred of the U.S. military. The interior minister of the state of Hesse, Boris Rhein, said at a news conference on Thursday that the young Muslim, who was arrested after the shooting, had admitted to carrying out the attack.

An initial investigation suggested that he had acted alone and didn’t belong to any terrorist group. “It’s the type of attack that comes out of the blue,” Rhein said.

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