FBI: 7,700 Terrorist Encounters in One Year, Most Near Southern Border

Gee, if only someone would suggest building a wall...

Breitbart Texas gained access to leaked FBI documents which reveal 7,712 terrorist encounters in the Unites States within one year. Moreover, most of the incidents occurred at or near the U.S.-Mexico border.

The documents characterized these incidents as “Known or Suspected Terrorist Encounters.” The border states were most affected with individual attempting to sneak into the U.S. From the report:

Page Two of the documents contains a map of the entire U.S. with the numbers of encounters per state. The states with the highest encounters are all border states. Texas, California, and Arizona–all states with a shared border with Mexico–rank high in encounters.

Page Three shows a map of where the encounters occurred in the state of Arizona. The majority from this map occurred in Phoenix, a major destination point for people who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The map also shows that encounters occurred at ports-of-entry, likely from persons either walking up and asking for asylum or from Sinaloa cartel attempts to smuggle them into the U.S. in vehicles. Most significantly, the map shows that many of the encounters occurred near the border outside of ports-of-entry, indicating that persons were attempting to sneak into the U.S. Sinaloa cartel attempts to smuggle them into the U.S. in vehicles. Most significantly, the map shows that many of the encounters occurred near the border outside of ports-of-entry, indicating that persons were attempting to sneak into the U.S.

Arizona is a hotspot for the activity where known or suspected Islamic terrorists were detected through screenings carried out between July 2015 and July 2016. A pie chart shows 89 encounters with Sunni Muslims, 56 with Shi’a, 70 classified as “Other International Groups or Affiliates,” and 52 labeled “Domestic Terrorism.”

Donald Trump’s “wall” is a hotly debated topic, mostly criticized for proposing to keep out illegal immigrants from Mexico. However, as this report indicates, there are plenty of other concerns coming in from all over the world via the border. Something has to be done.

See the documents at Breitbart.

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