U.S. Digging Into ISIS Funding Sources — “Anyone Funding Islamic State Extremists Will Hear From Us” — Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey Calls the Islamic State an “Immediate Threat”

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Defense Secretary Chuch Hagel looks worried at a briefing on the Islamic State at the Pentagon on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

By Tom Hayes

NEW YORK (AP) — Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.

Over and over, they asked Morgan, a 44-year-old American, converted Muslim and author of pro-extremist tweets, whether he had traveled…

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