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Europol: Homegrown Jihadis Behind Most 2017 Attacks

PARIS (AP) — Europol says armed jihadis plotted or carried out more attacks in Europe last year than in 2016, with a total of 33 attacks either planned or executed. A report the law enforcement agency issued Wednesday said 10

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 06: Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies stand guard over rail passengers at the Universal City Red Line Metro train station on December 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. An increase in security is in response to Federal and Los Angeles officials who say they were …

DHS: ‘We Face One of the Most Serious Terror Threat Environments Since 9/11’

On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security renewed its standing warning against homegrown terrorism, adding details about new threats that were not covered in the previous iteration and warning that America faces “one of the most serious terror threat environments since the 9/11 attacks.”

Los Angeles Airport Police officers stand in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX airport in Los Angeles May 2, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

DHS Chief Warns of ‘Unprecedented Spike in’ U.S. ‘Homegrown Terrorism’

Battled-hardened “holy warriors” who traveled from outside the Middle East to join the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq and Syria are expected to “wreak murderous havoc” in the United States and other countries once they return home, warns the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Intel Community Foresees Worst Year Ever for Jihadi Terror Against U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest annual Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) indicates that 2016 may be the worst year in history for terrorism, primarily at the hands of Sunni extremist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al Qaeda (AQ).