For some time now intelligence experts have warned of a disturbing trend towards homegrown terrorism. Coupled with an additional trend towards smaller scale plots and terror cells comprised of only 1 or more people, authorities are concerned.
After disrupting two recent terrorism plots, American intelligence officials are increasingly concerned that extremist groups in Pakistan linked to Al Qaeda are planning smaller operations in the United States that are harder to detect but more likely to succeed than the spectacular attacks they once emphasized.
- Chicago man charged in alleged terrorism plot (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Cancelled visit by Pakistan’s intelligence officials is bad news for Britain’s security (telegraph.co.uk)
- 2 Guyanese Guilty in Plot to Bomb Kennedy Airport (nytimes.com)