Border Patrol agents nabbed 15 illegal immigrants listed on the FBI’s terror watch list trying to sneak across the US-Mexico border in May — a month that also saw a record number of migrant encounters, according to official figures.
Any government that is a national-security state needs big official enemies — scary ones, ones that will cause the citizenry to continue supporting not only the continued existence of a national-security state form of government but also ever-growing budgets for it and its army of voracious “defense” contractors.
An ISIS operative living in the U.S. had elaborate plans to assassinate former President George W. Bush in Dallas, Texas, but his schemes were foiled by two confidential informants, according to an FBI search warrant application recently obtained by Forbes.
A dozen missiles were fired Sunday at the U.S. consulate in Erbil, Iraqi security officials said. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has now claimed responsibility for the attack which it said targeted “secret Israeli bases” in the northern Iraqi city.