Muslim Threat Finally Being Taken Seriously


The FBI “sweep” over the weekend came immediately after anonymous US officials told CBS News that US intelligence had warned law enforcement around the nation. None of the people interviewed were suspected of criminal activity nor were they under investigation, Shibly added.

American Muslims in eight states have been contacted by the FBI in recent days to answer a series of questions regarding any connections to Al-Qaeda leaders or knowledge of any terror plots, a civil rights group said.

Officials with the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), a civil rights organization for Muslims in the US, said that over the weekend, FBI agents visited the homes of Muslim-Americans in California, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington to ask if the individuals knew certain Al-Qaeda leaders killed in a recent US airstrike and if they knew anyone planning to harm Americans domestically or abroad, among other questions, according to…



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