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The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress


This report provides background regarding domestic terrorists-detailing what constitutes the domestic terrorism threat as suggested by publicly available U.S. government sources.4 It illustrates some of the key factors involved in assessing this threat and concludes by examining potential issues for Congress. This report does not discuss in detail either violent jihadist-inspired terrorism or the federal government's role in counterterrorism investigations. It is meant to be read in conjunction with CRS Report R41780, The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Terrorism Investigations; CRS Report R42553, Countering Violent Extremism in the United States; and CRS Report R41416, American Jihadist Terrorism: Combating a Complex Threat, which provide greater context in these areas


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The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress  [Order No: R42536  Release Date: Jan 17,2013  Pages: 64]

The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress  [Order No: R42536  Release Date: May 15,2012  Pages: 66]