Skip to comments.Will ISIS plan a 9/11-style terror plot against the U.S.?
Posted on 06/16/2014 7:18:55 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Republicans are sounding the warning that the next 9/11-like terror plot could emerge from the regions of Iraq and Syria that are currently dominated by an extremist group bearing down on Baghdad.
As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) - which has already captured the cities of Tikrit and Mosul and is threatening to take the capital city as well - grows in strength and numbers, will it pose an immediate threat to the United States homeland as well?
Experts say the group's increasing power and reach is concerning, though it's not entirely clear when they might be able to threaten the U.S.
"You've got motivation mixed with opportunity, ideology and foreign fighters and all of that looks like a very extreme version of Afghanistan in the '90s, plus what was happening in Iraq after the Iraq war," said CBS News National Security Analyst Juan Zarate. "This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west."
The bigger danger, Zarate said, is that the U.S. does not yet know exactly what the group will look like once it evolves. While ISIS might not launch an attack on U.S. soil tomorrow, he said, "I think the grave threat here is that you have the seeds of a new terrorist movement emerging very aggressively."
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“See you in New York!”
Half a billion to spend. Endless supply of young men willing to die for their 72 virgins. Open U.S. borders...
What could go wrong?
Obama is arming them in Syria. He’s probably arming them here. I will be surprised if he doesn’t go all out before 2016.
Stay out of Iraq and lock down the borders here and enforce the immigration laws to the last detail and get rid of all the illegal immigrants.
I’ll make a deal with our “lawmakers” if they can prove they’re concerned by locking down our border and stop importing muslims legally, I’ll believe their concerns.
Wait. What?! Isn't Traitorobama already the 9/11-style islamoterrorist plot against the U.S., enabled by DemonicRats and the fifth-column MSM.
Not soon enough for your (EXEMPT) Congress and King."
When have Islamic extremists not wanted to do another 9/11 attack against the U.S.?
Well, according to the “latest polls”, 40% of “americans” would “approve” if they did.
Does the media call them ISIS now so they can pretend al qaeda was defeated by hussein?
Nope not New York but Jerusalem.
In this extemely graphic hour long video it is clear that the intentions of ISIS is to destroy Al Aqsa or as Jewish and Christians call it the Temple mount.
They speak of meetin in Al Quds....or Jerusalem.
I mentioned it last week that the underlying drive of ISIS is their belief in end time prophecy. This cannot be ignored.
Of course they will. The blood will be on Obama’s hands.
In short? NO. That second 9/11/2001 attack came on January 20, 2009.
Ha! Good one. That’s funny.
Since not a single one of those things will happen, buy guns and ammo. It’s the perfect time, gun prices are way down.
It’s definitely a joke with Obama ...
WILL they plan such an attack?
I think those plans are already growing old & have been planned for some time.
Perhaps now people will realize that giving arms to the “Islamic rebels” in Syria was sheer lunacy.
Nah. They’re peaceful and moderate, just like Obama said
They certainly won’t happen with Obama in the President’s Office ...
They will hit New York and Washington DC—They have said as much—these guys are telling us their plans—only the How is left to them. In a year they will make their move. Lots of folks going to die but this time we will do Zip.
Prediction, it will go way down to almost zip once they see what really, really had take place bigtime.
Gun sales have gone up bigtime.
Americans have gotten armed to the teeth.
They did it on 9/11/12.....
SO tired of people trying to scare us with (indeed a real) boogeyman.
They need no excuse. They are ALWAYS plotting. But the politicians always have to scare the sheep to keep them from focusing on the real problem in America ... the politicians.
You’re right, it won’t be anything like 911. It will be more like a Mosul 2014 style attack. The Blue State Dhimmicrats won’t know what hit them. 0 will have planned it, and he’ll parlay it into exec action on guns. Then, the powder keg will explode and millions will die. The LIV’s and the elites’ heads will be spinning. “I didn’t see this coming.” It will be more than Obama and the lefties bargained for when good, peaceful people release pent up passion.
How sad it is that this apparently must happen before people wake up.
You got it, once it reaches way too close for home, ANGRY blowback will come and the LIBS will be SHOCKED by what has happened.
I believe obama will make a deal that no attack on the U.S. mainland can take place until there is a Republican administration. He will continue to support them as long as there is no attack.
When a Republican becomes President ... it’s game on.
That suits him just fine. He doesn't care.
In Iraq and Syria they have access to far more 21st. Century infrastructure than AQ ever did in Afghanistan.
We deserve everything we get, the corruption in DC is the worst in our history. Both parties have been stealing money from taxpayers by the dump truck load.
“A people deserve the leaders it gets” Jefferson
Is ISIS/ISIL really concerned with some grandiose plan like 911? Some of the 911 hijackers were fooled into doing a suicide operation, they thought it was a hijacking. That planning with fickle participants, is that in keeping with the dicipline that ISIS/ISIL displays?
They could just put four guys out in a car on a highway near you and start macine gunning the cars they pass. They might easily shoot up 50 cars before they run out of ammo or before they are stopped. That could happen any and it could happen again the next day -that’s effective terrorism.
Or, as we have seen they have very effective (masked) death squads. They could send their star death squad here, we can’t identify them. They may have no record under another Nationality. They could send a death squad with a senced pistol, and camera of coarse, to a Senator’s house, congressmen’s house, or better yet a celebrity. They could then easily slip away and post thier video. Again, that could happen any and it could happen again the next day -that’s effective terrorism.
They’re already here thanks to 0bozo.
I remember how things felt just before 911. I remember thinking something needed to happen to wake people up. It happened, people stirred, then went back to sleep.
Well, someone could be getting creative...Malaysia first then 13 planes vanish from radars over Europe. doubt its the desert people but it could be made to look like they did it. What is “the Sum of All Fears.”
“””I remember how things felt just before 911. I remember thinking something needed to happen to wake people up. It happened, people stirred, then went back to sleep.””””
Actually, they just used it to blame Bush. He became the enemy, not the towelheads.
US targets are the ultimate goal for terrorism for all Islamists. The US chose the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan and they are now closed. The Islamists are now in control and guess their choice for the battlefield du jour? And they are well positioned with a fifth column already in place and the southern border wide open.
It wasn’t that people fell asleep.
What happened was that Bush was becoming too popular and the only way to change that was for the media and the dems to incessantly lie about what was happening.
no they will not.
as evidenced by all their attacks, it’s been a progression in strategy and timing.
9-11 proved they could pull off a coordinated multi-prong attack. the only thing left is to increase the ordinance
and since we let anyone walk over the board... expect a few dozen satchel nukes to be brought in, assembled, and denotated across 10 cities
I wonder if people will blame 0bama at that point. doubtful. he’ll spin it and use it as a rallying cry... even tho he let it happen.
My guess is that they will target a very blue big city.
Its Prog suicide.
I refuse to use this latest group’s new name. I haven’t learned how to pronounce the last two or three.
I blame W. for this. He made such a big deal about the difference between the vast majority of “good” Muslims and Al Qaida. We waged a war against, first the Taliban, then Al Qaida. Then this affiliated group and that affiliated group. New name after new name.
We are at war with “MUSLIM TERRORISTS”. ONE name, ONE group. I don’t care if they are Shia or Sunni, Arab or Persian, European or African. THEY ARE ALL MUSLIM TERRORISTS! THEY ARE ALL MUSLIMS!
We are obsessed with “naming” them, when we should be KILLING them.
“lock down the borders here and enforce the immigration laws to the last detail and get rid of all the illegal immigrants.”
Wish we had the leadership with the gonads to do this. Most immigrants post-1980’s have been bad news for America anyways. We should have a permanent moratorium on immigration.
Owebama’s dog Bowe spent the last 5 years teaching them how to do it!
RE: My guess is that they will target a very blue big city.
God forbid it’s us again :(