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'Speed of social media': Online terrorist activity leaves little time to react

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Washington Examiner

'Speed of social media': Online terrorist activity leaves little time to react

by Jerry Dunleavy

The FBI is investigating about 850 cases involving domestic terrorism and more than 4,000 involving international terrorism.

In a breakdown provided to the Washington Examiner, roughly 5,000 open terrorism investigations across the United States and around the world were shown, along with the number of domestic terrorism arrests and international terrorism arrests, which have remained fairly constant over the past three years.

In the 2019 fiscal year, the bureau arrested 121 international terrorism suspects and 107 domestic terrorism suspects, compared with 100 international and 115 domestic arrests in 2018 and 110 international and 150 domestic arrests in 2017.

Read more: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/speed-of-social-media-online-terrorist-activity-leaves-little-time-to-react