Anatomy of the terror threat: Files show hundreds of US plots, refugee connection

Article CAIRCO note: 
Plots mostly involve foreign-born suspects, including numerous refugees here. Trump is right.
Article author: 
Judson Berger
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
22 June 2016
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

Newly obtained congressional data shows hundreds of terror plots have been stopped in the U.S. since 9/11 – mostly involving foreign-born suspects, including dozens of refugees.

The files are sure to inflame the debate over the Obama administration’s push to admit thousands more refugees from Syria and elsewhere, a proposal Donald Trump has vehemently opposed on the 2016 campaign trail ...

 For the period September 2001 through 2014, data shows the U.S. successfully prosecuted 580 individuals for terrorism and terror-related cases ...

Among the 580 convicted, they said, at least 380 were foreign-born ...

Convicted Terrorists Since 9/11: Showing individuals convicted of terrorism or terrorism-related charges between 9/11 and the end of 2014 by their most recent state of residence.



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