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Imprisoned U.S. Jihadists Called a ‘Ticking Time Bomb” by ISIS Expert

Unless U.S. corrections authorities develop specialized reeducation programs, Americans imprisoned for terrorist-related offenses will threaten U.S. domestic security when they are released, a journalist who wrote a book on ISIS warned Monday. Joby Warrick said Europeans have a better approach.

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Kelly: New York Still in Al Qaeda ‘Crosshairs’

America's largest city remains a prime target for Al Qaeda-inspired terrorism, says New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Ray Kelly. With the prospect of a U.S. military strike on Syria looming, the NYPD's counterterrorism unit is keeping a close eye as well on Iran-sponsored groups such as Hezbollah who might retaliate with attacks in New York, Kelly told a breakfast session today, hosted jointly by the Council on Foreign Relations and the Association for a Better New York. “Twelve years […]