Jeffrey Ringel Quoted by PBS News Hour: The Pulse Nightclub Shooter’s Wife is on Trial. Here’s Why
March 19, 2018
PBS News Hour
By: Rhana Natour
Opening remarks began Wednesday in the federal terrorism trial for Noor Salman, the wife of the man who opened fire inside Florida nightclub Pulse nearly two years ago, killing 49 people and injuring more than 50 others.
The gunman, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State while on a 911 call during the June 2016 attack on the gay club in Orlando, Florida. He later died in a shootout with police …
Jeffrey Ringel of The Soufan Group, an intelligence firm based in Washington, D.C., said the federal government has a high success rate prosecuting federal terrorism cases, but few of the defendants have been women. According to George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, 90 percent of those who have faced domestic terrorism charges have been male …
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