Fox news reports that out of 30 homegrown terror plots discovered in the US since 9/11, ten were discovered in 2009 representing a significant increase that has terror experts concerned.
The five young Americans accused last week of traveling from Washington to Pakistan to wage jihad cap what appears to be a record year for homegrown terror plots, exposing a dangerous trend that experts say poses the biggest challenge America’s security officials have ever faced.
- Cameron terrorism row: High Commissioner in Pakistan summoned to meeting (telegraph.co.uk)
- Homegrown Radicals Deemed a ‘New Phase’ in Terror Threat (online.wsj.com)
- 2 Guyanese Guilty in Plot to Bomb Kennedy Airport (nytimes.com)