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New trend in terror: U.K. reels from 3rd attack in 3 months

Matt Dunham / AP

CNN's Clarissa Ward said during last night's live coverage of the London Bridge terrorist rampage that the slaughter on a summery Saturday night was "sadly, rather unsurprising."

Why it matters: In a series of tragic episodes, Western Europe is learning that the war footing against domestic terrorism will be permanent.