ISIS is plotting a ‘new 9/11’ and will bring down planes to cause maximum devastation, according to Elaine Duke, acting Secretary of Homeland Security.
What’s more, ISIS is currently using van attacks – like the one at London Bridge – to keep their members engaged while they raise funds for a ‘big explosion’.
Secretary Duke says the plan is to recreate the 2001 atrocities where four planes were hijacked by al-Qaeda – two of which were crashed into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center.
Speaking at the US Embassy in London, Secretary Duke said:
“The terrorist organizations, be it ISIS or others, want to have the big explosion like they did on 9/11. They want to take down aircraft, the intelligence is clear on that.”
“However, in the interim ISIS needs to keep their finances flowing and they need to keep their visibility