October 1, 2009
[efoods]Top Obama administration officials on Wednesday said recent arrests in alleged bombing plots highlight the challenges they face combating “self-radicalized, homegrown extremists” as well as foreigners in the United States determined to carry out attacks.
Najibullah Zazi, an Afghan-born man living legally in Colorado, was charged last week with planning a bombing attack in the United States, and a Jordanian man who overstayed a visa permit was accused of trying to bomb a Dallas skyscraper.
Those and other recent arrests have prompted alerts to law enforcement agencies to step up vigilance on transit systems, in luxury hotels and at sports stadiums.
This article was posted: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 5:03 pm