Condolences to Spain

My heartfelt condolences and sympathy goes out to the Spanish people after yesterday’s cruel attack on innocent civilians in Madrid. In the honor of the dead and their families I display this Spanish flag with a black ribbon:

Spanish flag with black ribbon

My first thought on who might be responsible for the atrocity was, like many others, the Basque separatist movement ETA, who have used bombings in their campaign for several decades, but it now also looks like the case for Al Qaeda being responsible is strong as well, which is a much more worrying prospect from a European perspective. Whoever it might be, I hope they catch the bastards…