#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES – September 05 – A former CIA operative says that sleeper cells of the ISIL terror group are already active in the United States and capable of launching terrorist attacks.
“The people who collect tactical intelligence on the ground, day-to-day – and this isn’t Washington – but people collecting this stuff say they’re here, ISIL is here, they’re capable of striking,” Bob Baer told CNN.
Though CNN said two U.S. officials had refuted the claim, they’re worried ISIS militants with passports might travel to the United States to launch attacks on American soil, CNN reported.
One ISIS fighter already has hinted as much.
In several telephone conversations with a Reuters reporter over the past few months, Islamic State fighters suggest their leader, Iraqi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is planning something for the West – and that attacks could take place through sleeper cells in both Europe and…
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