The Islamic State has repeatedly called for jihad terror attacks in the U.S., and boasted that its jihadis are already here. Maybe they are just trying to “strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah” (Qur’an 8:60). But the number of Muslims from the U.S. who have gone to join them in Iraq and Syria shows that they do have support here.
“Law enforcement bulletin warned of ISIS urging jihad attacks on US soil,” by Jana Winter, FoxNews.com, September 17, 2014:
A law enforcement bulletin obtained by FoxNews.com warned that Islamic State fighters have increased calls for “lone wolves” to attack U.S. soldiers in America in recent months, citing one tweet that called for jihadists to find service members’ addresses online and then “show up and slaughter them.”
There will be “a continued call – by Western fighters in Syria and terrorist organizations – for lone offender attacks against U.S. military facilities and personnel,” warned a July law enforcement intelligence bulletin from the Central Florida Intelligence Exchange, a state-run agency that gathers, assesses and shares threat information and works with the Department of Homeland Security. “These threats will most likely increase should the U.S. or its allies attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in Syria or Iraq.”
In one example cited in the bulletin, a British jihadist encouraged radicals still living in the West to use Facebook and LinkedIn to find and target soldiers.
“You could literally search for soldiers, find their town, photos of them, look for address in Yellowbook or something,” the tweet read. “Then show up and slaughter them.”…