National Security: Terror attacks in the U.S. warns DHS.
In this Sept. 17, 2009 file photo, Najibullah Zazi arrives at the offices of the FBI in Denver for questioning. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Attempted terror attacks in the United States are on the rise, and it’s only going to get worse, Homeland Security warns.
CNN reported on Thursday that an unclassified intelligence memo states “the number and pace of attempted attacks against the United States over the past nine months have surpassed the number of attempts during any other previous one-year period.”
Terror organizations will also target the United States with “increased frequency,” the memo warned.
Dated May 21, the document obtained by CNN was created for law enforcement groups throughout the country.
“We have to operate under the premise that other operatives are in the country and could advance plotting with little or no warning,” it said.
Noted in the memo are the recent attempts to attack New York City, including the failed Times Square car bombing and Najibullah Zazi’s alleged plot to blow up the city’s subways.
Future attacks will be more challenging to stop or prevent because operatives will likely be more ingrained in our society and be able to develop weapons with commonly available items which are more difficult to track, the memo went on to state.
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