What will Obama do about the spread of ISIS – even in the US? Let’s wait and see. Don’t hold your breath.
Washington (AFP) – The global terrorist threat has entered a “new phase,” where media-savvy Islamist extremists are successfully drawing lone wolf attackers to their cause, the US secretary of Homeland Security warned Sunday.
In an interview with ABC News, Jeh Johnson said the Islamic State group’s influence was spreading far beyond the battlegrounds of the Middle East.
“We’re very definitely in a new environment, because of ISIL’s (IS’s) effective use of social media, the Internet, which has the ability to reach into the homeland and possibly inspire others,” Johnson said.
“We’re very definitely in a new phase in the global terrorist threat, where the so-called lone wolf could strike at any moment.”
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