FBI Rounding Up Islamic State Suspects
“They say the FBI has shifted its approach toward arrests rather than keeping suspects under surveillance, and is also targeting individuals thought to be planning attacks in the U.S., unlike the bureau’s past focus on volunteers preparing to join ISIS’s fight abroad.
‘Lately, we have seen an uptick in the number of arrests of ISIL followers who were planning violent acts in our homeland,’ said John Carlin, the assistant attorney general for national security. ‘ISIL, differing from some other foreign terrorist organizations, has demonstrated that they see value in mobilizing sympathizers anywhere in the world.'”