From al Qaeda to the American People: Bringing the War on Terror Home
The Intel Hub
By Michelle Jones
January 20, 2012
We all knew it was coming. The Department of Homeland Security has spent an enormous amount of time on an exhaustive campaign to indoctrinate the American people about the “threats” of terrorism in their own backyard.
Now DHS wants to turn it up a notch by making sure domestic law enforcement personal are fighting the war on terror in their backyards.
Recently, police chiefs across the country gathered at the White House to discuss home grown radicalism. With many of the former al Qaeda boogieman dead, the gears have now been shifted towards “home grown terrorists”.
So what are some of the key indicators in spotting a home grown terrorist?
Well, according to analysts from DHS and the FBI, it has nothing to do with someones origin, religion or economic status and everything to do with their activism and political views.
The analysts have studied sixty-two cases and found some common ground amongst those cases.
Lets see what qualifies a person to be suspected of being a terrorist: (Which can now lead to indefinite detention under the NDAA)
Increasingly speaking out against the government
Purchasing weapons,ammunition or explosives.
Joining groups that advocate violence
These are some very broad and disturbing key points for DHS and law enforcement to be looking at.