Homeland Security Committee
McCaul Releases June Terror Threat Snapshot
Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today released June’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and the world face from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists.
May 22 marks one year since the devastating Manchester Arena bombing which left 22 dead and 116 injured.
Rear Admiral Brian Hendrickson, Director, Network Engagement Team, U.S. Southern Command, expressed his concern about terrorists utilizing existing smuggling routes on the border between the U.S. and Mexcio, “The corrosive activities pose a threat to the stability of our partners and to our national security.” He continued, “The region is also home to networks that specialize in smuggling illegal immigrants from places like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, and Iraq, all places where terrorist organizations like al-Shabab, ISIS, al-Qaeda and their affiliates operate…Some...