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November 15, 2015 10:11 am

After Paris Attacks, Fear Grows Over Suspected ISIS Recruits in US

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Authorities are investigating hundreds of suspected ISIS recruits in the US. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Authorities are investigating hundreds of suspected ISIS recruits in the US. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Islamic State’s claim of responsibility for the attacks in Paris has potentially dramatic implications in the US, where federal counterterrorism officials are investigating hundreds of suspected Islamic State recruits who they fear have been urged to take their fight to American streets, authorities have said.

Last month, FBI Director James Comey acknowledged an estimated 900 active investigations pending against suspected Islamic State-inspired operatives and other homegrown violent extremists across the country.

Read full story at USA Today.

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