Middle Eastern Terrorism Coming to the US through Its Mexican Border

„A captured Islamic State fighter recently related how, in an effort to terrorize America on its own soil, the Islamic terror group is committed to exploiting the porous US-Mexico border, including through the aid of ISIS-sympathizers living in the United States.

„Whatever one thinks of President Donald Trump’s heightened rhetoric about the US-Mexico border and his many claims that it is vulnerable to terrorists, ISIS apparently also thought so,“ write Anne Speckhard and Ardian Shajkovc of the nonpartisan International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE).

In May, Abu Henricki, a Canadian citizen of Trinidadian origin, told researchers with ICSVE that ISIS sought to recruit him and others to penetrate the US-Mexican border through routes originating in various Central American locations.“ (…)