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Aspiring Terrorists in Brooklyn Are No 'Lone Wolves'

Feb. 25, 2015

The Obama administration says ISIL isn’t a domestic threat. All these terror attacks you hear about around the globe, they claim, are just demonstrations by “lone wolves” who can’t find jobs or something. And, hey, Obama’s economy is swell, so what’s the worry? Well, this, courtesy of NBC 4 New York: “Three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS and posted online messages about planting a bomb on Coney Island and shooting police officers were taken into custody during FBI and NYPD terror raids Wednesday. … The men, 24- and 30-year-old Uzbekistan citizens and a 19-year-old Kazakhstan citizen who all lived in Brooklyn, allegedly planned to return to New York to commit a domestic act of terror if they failed to join the group overseas, law enforcement officials said.” Does that sound like “lone-wolf terrorism”? Whether it’s an attack carried out by Islamists in the United States, Canada, Britain, France, Syria, Iraq or Australia, the common denominator is a twisted ideology that calls for slaying the infidel in service to Jihadistan. And while aspiring terrorists in the U.S. have for the most part kept underground, they have found new inspiration in ISIL, which is indirectly recruiting through the power of propaganda. More…

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