“ABC’s Brian Ross said that some members of the U.S. Special Forces ‘already have deactivated Facebook and other social media accounts’ in light of the increased threat.” In other words, the response is not to call upon military personnel to be aware, prepared and resolute, but to curtail their activities in fear of the jihadis. Unconscionable.
“FBI Bulletin Warns of Islamic State Terrorist Attacks Targeting Homeland Military Community,” by Sam Taylor, Washington Free Beacon, December 1, 2014:
The FBI issued a strong warning to U.S. military personnel Sunday, urging current and former members of the military to review their social media accounts and exercise “operational security” online to avoid tracking by the Islamic State.
ABC reported that the intelligence bulletin, issued by the FBI and DHS overnight, recommended “current and former members of the military review their online social media accounts for any information that might serve to attract the attention of ISIL and its supporters.”
ABC’s Brian Ross said that some members of the U.S. Special Forces “already have deactivated Facebook and other social media accounts” in light of the increased threat….
On Sunday, an Egyptian IS affiliate claimed responsibility for the death of American petroleum expert William Henderson, 58, who was killed in an alleged carjacking in August.