Foiled ISIS attacks, plots, and terror funding grows across nation
At least 75 homegrown violent extremists were found to be operating across the United States in 2015, with the largest portion of these individuals pledging allegiance to the ISIS terror group, according to recent figures published by New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
The largest number of homegrown extremists were caught providing material support to various terror organizations, while at least 21 percent of the terrorists were found to be planning attacks in the United States, according to the figures. Continue reading
ISLAMIC State fanatics are plotting nuclear and chemical attacks on Britain, international security chiefs have warned.
NATO and the EU have confirmed there are “justified concerns” that ISIS militants are working to obtain chemical, biological, nuclear and radioactive materials to commit horrific assaults on Europe.
Dr Jamie Shea told the annual conference: “We know terrorists are trying to acquire these substances.”
BERLIN (AP) — The number of Islamic extremists in Germany is growing rapidly, the head of the country’s domestic intelligence agency said Saturday.
The agency estimates that some 6,300 people in Germany are adherents of an ultraconservative strain of Islam known as Salafism, Hans-Georg Maassen told public broadcaster rbb-Inforadio. In Germany, all Salafis are considered Islamic extremists and on the radar of the security services, though other groups are also monitored if they are determined to be a threat to the state or democratic order. Continue reading