2 Hezbollah Terrorists Arrested for Preparing Attack on U.S., including NY

The two arrested terrorists are Ali Kourani of the Bronx, New York and Samer El-Debek of Dearborn, Michigan. Each are well-trained militants who belong to Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad branch that is tasked with perpetrating terrorist attacks, preferably with some level of deniability.

4 Groups Reject Counter-Terror Funding

In a revealing trend, four nonprofits groups involved with the Muslim-American community have rejected federal funding for countering violent extremism. For these groups, their image and making a political point is a higher priority than fighting radical Islam and helping their communities.