9/25/10 Obama NSS 2010 adds 'Homegrown Terror' War

digest: US state terrorist democracy is the strategic foundation of its post WW2 US global domination

"Homegrown terrorism represents a new phase of the terrorist threat"
Homegrown terrorist threat is part of Obama's National Security Strategy
http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/05/27/homegrown.terror/index.html?iref=...
The Obama administration's National Security Strategy is the first time a president explicitly recognizes the threat posed to the country by radicalized individuals at home.
"For the first time since 9/11, the NSS integrates homeland security and national security," ...

Such raids are legal under the 2003 'USA PATRIOT' Act.
FBI searches homes as part of terrorism probe
http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/09/24/fbi.searches/?hpt=T2
(CNN) -- Political and anti-war activists in the Midwest were the target Friday of searches the FBI called part of an investigation into the "material support of terrorism."Warrants led to the search of five residences and one office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, said FBI spokesman Steve Warfield, who said there were no arrests....The raiding task force was comprised local and federal agencies... Two other searches were conducted in Chicago, Illinois...A coalition of groups represented on the Fight Back website released a statement condemning the raids as "harassment." Among the groups the activists are involved with are the Palestine Solidarity Group, Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Twin Cities Anti-War Committee, and Students for a Democratic Society, which was active during the Vietnam War.One of the apartments searched in Minneapolis belongs to Mick Kelly, an anti-war and government protestor, CNN affiliate KARE reported. Kelly said the search warrant indicated agents were looking for evidence of his travels to Latin America and Palestine.Jessica Sundin of the Twin Cities Anti-War Committee told CNN agents took a hard drive, paper files, photos, a cell phone and her passport during a search of her Minneapolis residence Friday.Denying any wrongdoing, Sundin said she was given a subpoena to appear next month before a grand jury in Chicago. She said she will not cooperate with federal investigators, will talk to lawyers before deciding whether to appear. "We've been unapologetic in our opposition to U.S. intervention."t.

NB: JTTF: "fusion centers" combine federal agencies with local law enforcement
The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force raided six Minneapolis homes this morning, executing search warrants related to an investigation into the material support of terrorism.
FBI spokesman Steve Warfield declined to give any details on the raids, saying only that they accompanied two simultaneous searches in the Chicago area. No arrests were made today, he said. http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2010/09/fbi_searches_si.php

FBI 'pleased with the report'
9/21 FBI improperly investigated activists
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-na-fbi-activists-20100...

F.B.I. Spying Not Fueled by Politics, Report Says
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/21/us/politics/21fbi.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=f...
Despite an uproar in 2006 over the disclosure that federal agents investigated dozens of domestic political groups, the FBI was motivated by concerns that members of the groups might commit crimes and was not spying on them because of their political views, a Justice Department report said...Still, the 209-page report, by the office of Inspector General Glenn A. Fine, criticized the F.B.I. for classifying certain nonviolent crimes related to protest activities as terrorism...

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