Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans?

WASHINGTON – Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that’s something Americans should fear.

There’s no easy answer.

Since the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States has worked aggressively to foil attacks and has imprisoned hundreds of people who joined or helped militant groups. Experts say less attention has been paid to what happens once those prisoners complete their sentences.

Among the incarcerated, according to the Bureau of Prisons, are 380 linked to international terrorism and 83 tied to domestic terrorism. A Congressional Research Service report said 50 “homegrown violent jihadists” were to be released between last January and the end of 2026.

And more are entering prison.

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  • Alain

    Never in the past were enemy combatants housed in regular prisons with domestic criminals. Of course neither were they charged and tried in a regular criminal court, none of this indicates that we acknowledge what we are dealing with.

    • Gary

      Justin is now changing the hiring rule for the RCMP where foreigners can now get jobs there. This is good news for terrorists that can come to Canada on fake ID and benefit from Diversity quotas job and get hired at the RCMP to access the Computers and see security data .
      Toronto has had that policy for years because of the ties to the UK when British subjects came to Canada and could be Cops.
      This explains why we see more more trigger happy Cops and pro-sharia muslims cops where the Hijab is now part of the non-Uniform uniform .

  • Gary

    Justin will give Omar Khadr a new job to help these Muslims come to Canada and de-radicalize youths by using the same Qurans that radicalized them .

  • irishrus

    Aren’t they just begging for a boot in the arse in this picture?