DHS, White House Tout Ability to Screen Syrian Refugees. But Under Oath, FBI Says Opposite

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told USA Today yesterday that the wave of Syrian refugees that will be admitted into the U.S. in the coming year will be subjected to “extensive, thorough background checks.” But just last week, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, FBI Director James Comey said exactly the opposite. When asked about criticisms…

Minneapolis Terror Deradicalization Program Fails–Test Case Back in Jail

By Patrick Poole A terror deradicalization program — established in the “Ground Zero” of terror recruitment, Minnesota’s Twin Cities — has already failed after just a few months. The program was established after a federal court released 19-year-old terror suspect Abdullahi Yusuf to a halfway house earlier this year. Federal prosecutors opposed Yusuf’s release, but…

Phoenix Mosque Attended by Garland Jihadists Previously Spawned Two Other Terrorists

By Patrick Poole. Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi were preceded by Hassan Abu-Jihaad and Derrick Shareef, all of whom attended the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix. Yesterday at PJ Media, I reported on conflicting stories offered by the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix (ICCP) regarding former mosque attendees Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, who were killed…