Homegrown Islamic Extremism on the Rise in United States

The threat of homegrown Islamist extremism in the United States is on the rise, according to a new House Homeland Security Committee report.

Nearly 20 percent of the 204 homegrown jihadist incidents in the United States since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have occurred over the past year, the committee found in its monthly Terror Threat Snapshot, citing data from the Majority Staff of the Homeland Security Committee.

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