Skip to comments.FBI Warns Of Millennial Violence Risk (It wasn't about Al Qaeda. The domestic right was feared.)
Posted on 09/26/2006 10:54:49 PM PDT by neverdem
Police Vigilance Urged As New Year Approaches
The FBI is warning police chiefs across the country that it has discovered evidence of religious extremists, racists, cults and other groups preparing for violence as New Year's Eve approaches and is urging law enforcement agencies to view the dawn of the next millennium as a catalyst for criminal activities.
The FBI says those most likely to perpetrate violence are motivated either by religious beliefs relating to the Apocalypse, or are New World Order conspiracists convinced the United Nations has a secret plan to conquer the world.
In a 34-page report prepared by the bureau's domestic terrorism unit, the FBI says some members of militias and racist groups, including one called "Christian Identity" and another called "Odinism," are acquiring weapons and surveying targets in anticipation of the millennium.
FBI officials plan to brief law enforcement officials about the millennial threat at a closed-door meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in North Carolina on Tuesday.
The report, a copy of which was obtained by The Washington Post, says that local law enforcement officials need to monitor radical groups for behavior such as stockpiling weapons and food that may indicate they are preparing for violence.
In its report, the FBI describes several groups that it says have some members that pose a violent threat. "Christian Identity" followers, comprising loosely knit groups throughout the country, are "ardently opposed to race mixing" and believe that the "white Aryan race is God's chosen race." Christian Identity provides the "unifying theology" for a number of "right-wing" groups that pose a threat, the report says. "Odinists" also adhere to a white supremacist ideology and can be dangerous because many members believe in becoming "martyrs for the cause," the report says.
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The attached analysis, entitled PROJECT MEGIDDO, is an FBI strategic assessment of the potential for domestic terrorism in the United States undertaken in anticipation of or response to the arrival of the new millennium. Fortunately, the library at the University of Michigan copied the pdf.
Good snag, neverdem. Thanks for posting this.
Right idea, wrong religion.
Great find -- Clinton never had a "virtual obsession" with Bin Laden (as he laughingly claimed in Feb. 2002). He had a "virtual obsession" with the wrong groups of people.
He still does.
Morons. I wasn't in law enforcement, and I was expecting millenial terrorism from Islamists.
Wasn't surprised when 1 or 2 were apprehended coming into the US, either.
Oh my................great catch!
It's even better when it's a WaPo story too.
this hype agaisnt these so-called "right wing" groups is a contrived bunch of mule manure.....
but, its kind of like my little Ford Contour....its so much easier for the cops to pull me over in my little plain car than to go after the guy in the sports car going 75......
they go for the easy targets and if they have to make up targets, they will....
Ruby Ridge and Waco come to mind.....
Yep, focused like a laser beam on that VRWC & still is.
From my expierence the malitia types don't commit acts of terror, they just want to be left alone.
True, but Clinton used propaganda to try to turn the tide against the right. Thankfully, it hasn't worked yet.
Wow...good find! Send it to Rush,Laura Ingraham,Hannity and Levin!