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Posted By: Mossback
24-Feb-19 - 11:21 AM
Thread Name: BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK?
Subject: RE: BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK?
Reality Check:

Since Trump took office, more Americans have been killed by white American men with no connection to Islam than by Muslim terrorists or foreigners.
**Jennifer Williams, Vox, 2 Oct 2, 2017

Jihadists are no longer the main terrorist threat facing the country. Since 9/11, no foreign terrorist group has successfully conducted a deadly attack in the United States. The main terrorist problem in the United States today is one of individuals—usually with ready access to guns—radicalized by a diverse array of ideologies absorbed from the Internet.
**Peter Bergen and David Sterman, Foreign Affairs 30 Oct 2018

Out of 65 incidents last year [2017], 37 were tied to racist, anti-Muslim, homophobic, anti-Semitic, fascist, anti-government, or xenophobic motivations. In the same period, seven attacks were linked to Islamic extremists.
**Luiz Romero, Quartz, 24 Oct 2018

“Today, Americans are more likely to be killed by their fellow Americans than jihadists,” former special FBI agent Clint Watts tells me. “
**Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post 1 Nov 2018