Weekly Security Review - June 19th
The Obama administration believes it will be able to process many more Syrian refugees in the last half of fiscal 2016 than in the first six months, allowing it to meet its goal of admitting at least 10,000 by Sept. 30. Click here to read more.
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CIA Chief: IS Working to Send Operatives to the West
CIA Director John Brennan will tell Congress on Thursday that Islamic State militants are training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics to compensate for their territorial losses. Click here to read more.
The deadliest mass shooting in American history happened because of Islamophobia. Islamophobia killed 49 people in Orlando. It didn’t kill 49 Muslims. Instead it allowed Omar Mateen, a Muslim terrorist, to kill 49 people in the name of his Islamic ideology and the Islamic State. Click here to read more.
Did Hillary sell access to key national-security board for foundation donor?
Meet Rajiv K. Fernando, a one-time member of the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB), a group which oversees US nuclear and security policies. The members of ISAB have top-secret clearances commensurate with their expertise in these fields, but Fernando appeared to have no such background. “We had no idea who he was,” one board member told ABC News when they first began looking into Fernando’s credentials in 2011 — and when they did, he suddenly resigned from ISAB. Click here to read more.