August 5, 2021

FBI: Jihadis Remain a Menace, But Domestic Terrorists from Left, Right Pose ‘Greatest’ Threat to U.S.

Domestic terrorists – such as racially motivated, anti-government, and anti-law enforcement violent extremists – may pose the “greatest” threat domestically this year and likely into 2022, a top FBI official told lawmakers Thursday. The official made those comments as she acknowledged that jihadis affiliated with al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS) remain intent on conducting…

FBI Warns That Terrorists With Drones Pose ‘Escalating Threat’ in U.S.

Civilian drones pose a “steadily escalating threat,” as the devices are likely to be used by terrorists, criminal groups or drug cartels to carry out attacks in the U.S., FBI Director Christopher Wray told a Senate committee. “Terrorist groups could easily export their battlefield experiences to use weaponized” drones, Wray said in written testimony for […]

German Intelligence: Jihadi Children Returning From Middle East Pose Serious Security Risk

Germany’s domestic spy agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), has warned that the children of jihadists who travelled to the Middle East and are now returning could pose serious security risks and become a “new generation” of Islamic radicals. Head of the BfV Hans-Georg Maaßen made the warning this week, saying: “We […]

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