Far too often during the Obama administration, attacks that had all the hallmarks of Islamist terrorism were never charged or labeled as terror attacks. Some of the many examples: The 2009 fatal shooting attack by Tennessee Islamic convert Carlos Bledsoe on a military recruiting office in Little Rock, Arkansas; the 2014 fatal decapitation attack by Oklahoma’s Alton Nolen at Vaughn Foods in Moore, … [Read more...] about Texas Juvenile Terrorist Shows Why We Need State-Level Terrorism Statutes
Terrorism & Homeland Security
As is well-established, online incitement to violence by extremist groups is viewed as a significant homeland security matter because urging others to kill for a social cause has proven so tragically effective. This concern has usually focused on ISIS, but at least two recent arrests in the United States suggest that some activists among those opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration … [Read more...] about From Protected Protest to Domestic Terrorism Threat?
Bensman Testifies Before U.S. House Sub-Committee on the Judiciary: "Terrorist Entry Through the Southwest Border Todd Bensman testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement at a hearing on Thursday, September 14, 2023. The hearing, "Terrorist Entry Through the Southwest Border," examined the national security implications of the … [Read more...] about