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  • the US Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism alert on Wednesday.

  • It's first in about a year, warning that the country faces AH heightened threat of violent domestic extremists who are angry with the outcome of the presidential election in a national terrorism advisory, the department said.

  • Quote information suggests that some ideologically motivated, violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence.

  • The advisory comes after the storming of the U.

  • S Capitol on January 6th by supporters of then President Donald Trump, who had repeated false claims of widespread voter fraud in the November election.

  • It also follows the inauguration of Joe Biden as president last week amid heightened security in a locked down U S Capitol.

  • The warning from DHS said there was no information on a specific, credible plot, but the heightened threat across the United States was likely to persist for weeks, apart from the 2020 election outcome.

  • The advisory also said so called domestic violent extremists were motivated by issues including anger over Covad, 19 restrictions.

  • Police use of force and quote longstanding racial and ethnic tensions, including opposition to immigration as drivers of potential domestic attacks.

the US Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism alert on Wednesday.

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Heightened threat of domestic terrorism after Capitol riot, warns Department of Homeland Security

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/28
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