September was a relatively quiet month for international terrorism arrests and prosecutions, with nearly all the action occurring in New York City.
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The FBI arrested and charged eight men with attempting or conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State; Hezbollah operatives were arrested for planning attacks within U.S. borders; and the Justice Department brought the first foreigner to the U.S. to face terrorism charges since Trump became president.
A review of what's in the draft DHS intelligence assessment of the travel ban about which the White House was so unhappy.
Absolutely nothing in the large body of data we have about real terrorist plots in the United States supports either a focus on barring refugees or a focus on the seven countries covered by the President’s Executive Order on refugees and visas.
Noor Salman, the wife of Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, is arrested in San Francisco on terrorism charges.
This week federal district courts in Ohio and Illinois sentenced two men on material support charges. Meanwhile, another FBI Counterterrorism suspect was arrested in Brooklyn, New York and Dylann Roof, the Charleston shooter, was found competent to stand trial.
Ahmed Rahimi, the Chelsea bomber, is indicted in Manhattan, and nine out of eleven co-conspirators are sentenced in Minnesota.
ISIL supporters in Wisconsin try to flee to Mexico, while Kansas militia members target Muslims, and Ahmad Rahami, the Chelsea bomber, pleads not guilty in New Jersey state court.
A new Washington, DC area subject is charged with material support and California-based Nader Elhuzayel is sentenced to 30 years.