TSC Report Cited by Fox News: Threat of Foreign Terrorists More Global Than Ever: report
April 17, 2018
By: Marta Dhanis
While the Islamic State has lost control of 98 percent of its territory, the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters has already spread more globally than ever before. And though the U.S. is not the main target, it’s not excluded, either.
According to a new report by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) with the United Nations Security Council, this new wave of foreign terrorists is different and has developed from previous ones, raising the biggest and most complex challenges ever …
Further, the current wave of jihadist activity is “truly global,” with the Islamic State (ISIS), Al Qaeda and associated groups attracting people from 120 countries worldwide. While the majority of foreign fighters come from former Soviet republics, the Middle East and Western Europe, North America also makes the top of the list by the intelligence firm The Soufan Group …
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