Tag: Ahmad Khan Rahami

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: A NYPD bomb disposal robot handles an unexploded pressure cooker bomb on September 17, 2016 on West 27th Street in New York City. Another device had exploded earlier injuring 29 people on 23rd St. in Chelsea. (Photo by Lucien Harriot/Getty Images)

Pro-Islamic State Channel Posts Pressure Cooker Bomb Tutorials After Rahami Attacks

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked Cyber Kahilafah posted tutorials on the encrypted messaging app Telegram on using pressure cookers to create deadly bombs and modifying cell phones and Bluetooth devices to use as timers to detonate remotely, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM).

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NYPD Counterterrorism Chief: ‘Not Realistic’ to Catch All Terrorists like Rahami

NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller said Wednesday he did not believe it was possible for authorities to have caught terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami, despite his father reporting him to the FBI in 2014, because insufficient evidence existed against him. He added that it is “not realistic” for the FBI to monitor such cases for extensive periods of time.

Dr. Sebastian Gorka: Political Correctness Starts at DOJ HQ, Not FBI

During a Tuesday night appearance on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” Breitbart News National Security Editor Dr. Sebastian Gorka, author of the best-selling book Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War, joined human-rights attorney and former State Department official David Tafuri to discuss the Chelsea bombing.

NYT: Rahami’s Father Fought Soviet Army as Afghan Mujahedeen

The father of the suspect in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey is from the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a known stronghold of the Taliban and its ally al Qaeda, and like Osama bin Laden was part of the Afghan mujahedeen who fought the Soviet Army, reports The New York Times (NYT).

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Report: Chelsea Bomber Rahami Traveled to Terror Areas Without U.S. Knowing

According to a report at the Daily Beast, Ahmad Khan Rahami, accused perpetrator of the weekend terrorist bombings in New York and New Jersey, traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan several times without the U.S. government becoming aware of his activities. News also broke on Tuesday morning that Rahami’s wife left the United States a few days before he launched his attack.