2021-10-04 10:23:13

US Facing Twice as Many Domestic Terror Threats as Foreign

According to FBI statistics, the US today faces more than twice as many terror threats from domestic actors than from foreign actors. The assistant director of the FBI’s counterterrorism division told lawmakers on Wednesday that in recent years, the US has faced 2,700 domestic terror threats and only 1,000 foreign terror threats. A recent Associated Press poll shows that people in the United States are starting to understand this, with more Americans concerned about attacks coming from their fellow citizens than from foreign actors. Sixty-five percent of Americans reported they felt concerned about a threat to the country from domestic groups, whereas only 50% said they felt the same about foreign extremist groups. It appears as though American sentiment as to who actually poses the greatest terror risk is finally catching up to reality. For decades now, far right extremist groups have been a larger threat to American safety than Islamist terror organizations. But 9/11, wars in the Middle East, and subsequent media coverage made attacks from these groups of people appear more likely. Based on this AP poll, Americans finally now appear to understand where threats are more likely to be coming from.

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