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FBI: Islamic Terrorism? What Islamic Terrorism?

Aug. 29, 2014

In a world in which ISIL has taken over large portions of the Middle East and features as many as 100 Americans within its ranks of fighters, the FBI has assessed the threat of terrorism domestically and found no Islamic threats. The Washington Free Beacon reports, “The FBI’s most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year’s Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting – both carried out by radical Muslim Americans. Instead, the internal FBI intelligence report concluded in its 2013 assessment published this month that the threat to U.S. internal security from extremists is limited to attacks and activities by eight types of domestic extremist movements – none motivated by radical Islam.” The Obama administration has fretted over right-wing extremists since 2009, so it’s little surprise their focus is on anything but radical Islam. There are none so blind as those who will not see. More…

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