DHS Issues National Terrorism Alert

The 9/11 anniversary could spark extremist attacks.

The Department of Homeland Security said in a terrorism alert that the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks as well as approaching religious holidays could motivate extremists attacks. The department did not cite any specific threats in the National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin, but it noted that the U.S. is in a “heightened threat environment,” fueled by factors that include violent extremists motivated by racial and ethnic hatred and resentment of restrictions imposed during the pandemic. The “diverse and challenging threats” come from domestic as well as foreign groups.

The warning is meant to alert the public as well as state and local authorities. The warning reflects intelligence gathered from other law enforcement agencies. The agency noted that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula recently released the first English-language edition of its Inspire magazine in four years, apparently to mark the upcoming anniversary of the 2001 attacks.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For U.S. intelligence agents to uncover and prevent any terror threats that could arise on or around the 9/11 anniversary.
  • For DHS officials as they seek to keep the nation safe.

Sources: ABC News, Newsmax Epoch Times


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