The force of 200 officers tasked with tracking down the thousands of migrants that have gone into hiding in Sweden needs to be substantially boosted, the country’s border police chief said after a rejected refugee carried out a terrorist attack in Stockholm.
One brutal attack by a man who drove a stolen truck into shoppers in Stockholm has brought Sweden’s open-door immigration policies under increased scrutiny – and raised the question if Swedish society, considered democratic and egalitarian, has failed to integrate its newcomers.
President Donald Trump was more right than wrong about Sweden. Fox News was slightly misleading. As you’ve heard, Trump referred to “[what happened] last night in Sweden.” On Twitter, smug critics circulated lists of anodyne events like concerts and road accidents and accused the president of inventing a terror attack.