President Donald Trump has used the threat of foreign-born terrorists to justify his travel ban – but since 9/11, nearly every terrorist attack in the U.S. has come from within. On this episode of Reveal, we investigate which domestic terror episodes get tracked and why.
An analysis of nine years of domestic terrorism incidents by The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute and Reveal has found a very different picture of the threat than that advanced by the current White House.
The American satire publication The Onion has published its share of gag news stories criticizing fanatical Islamists. But the Charlie Hebdo gunmen likely would have had a tougher time carrying out a similar attack in the U.S.