ISIS Could Attack U.S. Within 6 Months: U.S. Intelligence Predicts.

megaphone-2

Advisory: The editorial board of HNewsWire adopted the official policy to bypass many social media platforms. Some of these include: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Parler, and YouTube. We believe these companies are responsible for many of the spiritual ills our world faces today. In some cases, however, we have allowed our guest contributors to include content from their YouTube channel while we search for alternatives.

Featured Story

The Pentagon is spending nearly a $1 billion a year on a program that sends unemployment checks to former troops who left the military voluntarily.

“It’s precisely that threat that we need to remain vigilant, and disrupt,” Colin Kahl, the undersecretary of defense for policy, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.

The Islamic State group’s affiliate in Afghanistan is poised to develop the capability to launch attacks against the U.S. in as soon as six months, U.S. intelligence agencies believe.

Biden campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

One of the Pentagon’s top civilian officials revealed that assessment at a Senate hearing Tuesday morning, seemingly surprising some members on the dais at a time of widespread scrutiny into whether the Biden administration made the right decision to withdraw fully from its longest war zone.

“It’s precisely that threat that we need to remain vigilant, and disrupt,” Colin Kahl, the undersecretary of defense for policy, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday morning – the latest hearing into the calamitous U.S. pullout from Afghanistan. “We actually are fairly certain they have the intention to do so.”

Kahl said the terrorist network, known as ISIS-K, ISKP or IS-Khorasan, among others, “could potentially” develop the capability to launch external attacks within six-12 months. Likewise al-Qaida, which maintains safe havens in Afghanistan now under control of its allies the Taliban, “could potentially” have that capability in one-two years, Kahl added, citing U.S. intelligence assessments.

FILE - U.S. soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division fire mortars in the Pech Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar province Monday, Oct. 26, 2009.  From left to right are CPL Jeremy Foley of Bloomington, Ill. and SPC William Makenzie of Pendleton, Ore. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

Analysts believe the Islamic State group’s Afghan presence represents perhaps the most potent foreign threat to America.

“Right now, ISIS-K is probably the most capable in terms of orchestrating a plot that could be a viable threat to the U.S. homeland,” Colin Clarke, senior research fellow at private intelligence firm The Soufan Group, tells U.S. News. Other Islamic State group affiliates, including in West Africa and Central Africa, have momentum but are more focused on local issues.

Others believe the threat timeline ISIS-K presents is not unique.

“Al-Qaida is far better positioned with its safe haven in Afghanistan,” says Bill Roggio, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, who has mapped in detail the terrorist threats in and around Afghanistan. “ISIS-K is fighting for survival against the Taliban and al-Qaida.”

“All al-Qaida and ISIS branches have the potential to plot and execute attacks,” Roggio says. He points out, for example, that the U.S. continues to target al-Qaida attack planners in Syria.

President Joe Biden based his contentious decision to end the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan after 20 years at least in part on the apparent success in crippling al-Qaida after it carried out the Sept. 11 attacks that first launched the war.

“The U.S. did what we went to do in Afghanistan,” Biden said in a press conference in the White House East Room in July to justify his decision. He cited killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, the supposed degradation of terrorist groups in the country and preventing it from becoming a safe haven to plan attacks against the U.S.

The U.S. diplomatic and intelligence presences in Afghanistan have also withdrawn following the stunning collapse in August of the Western-backed government in Kabul. That fallout has raised questions from Republicans and Democrats alike on Capitol Hill about the extent to which the U.S. can maintain pressure on terrorist groups in a country into which it has limited visibility.

The Pentagon has said consistently since August it maintains the capability to launch counterterror operations in Afghanistan against America’s enemies but has refused to provide more specifics. Analysts, legislators and other critics have since seized upon an errant drone strike in the final days of the emergency U.S. withdrawal that targeted terrorists but accidentally killed an aid worker and other civilians as an example of the new limitations on current counterterror capabilities.

Among the greatest limiting factors is U.S. access to the land-locked country, combined with thorny relations with its neighbors, chiefly Pakistan. The supposed U.S. ally has also maintained strong connections with Taliban networks in the region.

Kahl confirmed recent reporting that the U.S. is currently engaged in talks with Pakistan to maintain its current agreements to use Pakistani airspace to launch attacks against terrorist threats in Afghanistan. It remains unclear the extent to which Islamabad would cooperate with the U.S. and not work secretly to undermine its missions.

How very convenient, I suppose this will blow right over. We can continue to focus on what gender America is feeling like today. (satire.) I fear no man, if ISIS-K & al-Qaida want to attack, i’m sure they’ll do it in a cowardly manner again. I know for a fact that if they bring themselves to Texas, they’ll have to endure hellfire to instill an ounce of fear into us. I think I speak for every arm bearing citizen when I say they’ll have hell to pay.

I’ve witnessed conservatives far more prepared for trouble on American soil than most. It seems that soon, reality will set in for the left. When real life walks in the door, it doesn’t care about your social constructs. You’ll be cut down unless God has already done so. In which case, you’ll find yourself prepared to weather any storm satan brings your way. Watch very closely as this very important timeline carries out. Our sociopolitical issues mean NOTHING, in the face of terrorism.

Undoubtedly, we’ll see much more appreciation for conservative values in light of the coming attacks. If you don’t think they’ll attack, get real. Look at how much has happened in the last year alone. Not to mention the border is receiving no help from the administration. Psalm 23:4 says: “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Stay inquisitive in the word of God, and the world around you.

Sources: BibleGateway, USNews

127-Faith-Foundation-Logo-7

The 127 Faith Foundation: We do not solicit donations from “those on disability, on a fixed income, or those who cannot afford to give.” Please Pray!

Amazon “Wish List” for The 127 Faith Foundation

Or, make checks payable to:

The 127 Faith Foundation
PO Box 127
Pontotoc, TX 76869

watchman-on-wall

Tagged In

Support

The number of Orphans aging out of Child Protective Custody has grown at an alarming rate. The 127 Faith Foundation receives many requests each week to house them at our ranch. Our prayer is that the good people of our country will step up to the challenge and offer financial support for "the least among us." We need your help! StevieRay Hansen, Founder, The 127 Faith Foundation

Newsletter

Must Read

Long-Journey-Home-1
One-Thing
Mark-Cahill-Ministries-1
One-Blinding-Vision

Other Sources

USSANews

Delicous

Web-Ad-1

Latest News

Nation’s First Case of Omicron — A Fully Vaccinated Traveler From California — Pestilence on the Move

By StevieRay Hansen | December 1, 2021

  Mr. Biden. It’s time for you to be honest with the American people. Your first obligation is our safety. Ask God for direction and stop spinning the truth about this “Pestilence”. the American hospitals are about to become…

Read More

A Common Mistake People Make is Assuming the Lying Liar Isn’t Lying This Time — Satan

By StevieRay Hansen | December 1, 2021

Soldiers Biden, Fauci, Pelosi, & Newsom All Objected To Mandatory Vaccines… For example, Joe Biden and Anthony Fauci have both previously said they wouldn’t require, or…

Read More

Google and China Are Two Peas in a Pot,(HYPER-REPROBATES) Both Evil to the Bone, Both Oppress the

By StevieRay Hansen | December 1, 2021

People Not Only Physically but Spiritually, the Un-Godly Deserve Each Other, They Destroy Everything They Touch… Google and China are full of evil deeds thoughts…

Read More

Satan Soldier – Big Mouth Chris Christie Tells Fake News CNN Trump Should Accept

By StevieRay Hansen | December 1, 2021

Defeat, I Believe the Fat Man Has Already Accepted Defeat ‘His Fat’ — No-One Should Take Advice From Someone Who Can’t Control Their Weight, Much…

Read More

A World Wide Pandemic or Plandemic, so Deadly —That Slow Joe Must Keep Reminding Us That It Is Here

By StevieRay Hansen | December 1, 2021

The White House has released a statement on the first case of the Omicron strain detected in the US, stating that Biden’s medical team “continues…

Read More
Focused-Protection-1
Place Your Ad Here

We make every effort to acknowledge sources used in our news articles. In a few cases, the sources were lost due to a technological glitch. If you believe we have not given sufficient credit for your source material, please contact us, and we will be more than happy to link to your article.