Melbourne knife attack

This item appears on page 16 of the January 2019 issue.

In Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 9, a man armed with a knife set fire to a car and then stabbed three pedestrians, killing one. The man was then shot and killed by police. Police are treating the attack as an act of terrorism. Authorities identified the attacker as being a Somali-born naturalized citizen and said that family members of his were on a watch list, though he, himself, was not.