Terror in U.S. at Highest Level Since 9/11

(Homeland Security Today) According to the "Terror Threat Snapshot" for September released by House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Tex.), "the Islamist terror threat in the U.S. homeland has escalated dramatically this year and remains high." "There have been more U.S.-based jihadist terror cases in 2015 than in any full year since 9/11. The number of U.S. terrorist cases involving homegrown violent jihadists has gone from 38 in July 2010 to 124 today." "There have now been nearly twice as many ISIS-linked attack plots against the West this year (37) as there were in all of 2014 (20)." "Since early 2014, the majority of Islamist terror plots on U.S. soil have featured plans to kill police or U.S. service members."

2015-09-08 00:00:00

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