‘Blinking Lights Everywhere’: FBI Director Warns Foreign Terrorists Trying To Exploit U.S. Southern Border | Eastern North Carolina Now

FBI Director Christopher Wray warned this week that the United States is facing a heightened threat level from foreign terrorist organizations that can exploit the southern border following Hamas’ terrorist attacks against Israel.

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    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Ryan Saavedra.

    FBI Director Christopher Wray warned this week that the United States is facing a heightened threat level from foreign terrorist organizations that can exploit the southern border following Hamas' terrorist attacks against Israel.

    Wray testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and urged them to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, warning that failure to do so would result in the U.S. Intelligence Community being blinded as it tries to identify and neutralize threats.

    "Stripping the FBI of its 702 authorities would be a form of unilateral disarmament," he said, adding that "702 is key to our ability to detect a foreign terrorist organization overseas directing an operative here to carry out an attack in our own backyard."

    He said that failure to reauthorize Section 702 "would be akin to laying bricks to rebuild another pre-911 style wall."

    Wray said he has never seen a threat environment as unique before where "all the threats or so many of the threats are all elevated all at exactly the same time."

    "So blinking red lights analogy about 9/11, all the lights were blinking red before 9/11, apparently," said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). "Obviously all of us missed it. Would you say that there's multiple blinking red lights out there?"

    "I see blinking lights everywhere I turn," Wray said.

    "I am concerned that we are in an elevated threat environment, a heightened threat environment from foreign terrorist organizations for a whole host of reasons," Wray said. "And obviously their ability to exploit any port of entry including our southwest border is a source of concern. There's a lot of discussion about numbers and numbers are important, but let's not forget that it didn't take a big number of people on 9/11 to kill 3000 people. So while numbers are important, numbers don't tell the whole story. And we have seen an increase in so-called KSTs, Known or Suspected Terrorists attempting to cross over the last five years."

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    Wray said that Iran was "the world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism" and that it has tried to carry out multiple assassinations on U.S. soil and has launched cyberattacks against children's hospitals in the U.S. over the last couple of years. He also pointed out China is a major contributor to the fentanyl epidemic that is killing tens of thousands of Americans per year and that Russia is conducting aggressive cyberattacks against the U.S. on a regular basis.

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  The United States' must continue the Executive initiative of Open Borders until a Democratic Congress can codify full Demographic Inclusion by keeping the Biden /Harris Open Borders policy in place.
  Our United States' borders are sovereign just as are our self-governed citizens, where borders must be maintained, monitored and defended, which is the position of core Republicans.
  I am in favor of Open Borders to make my America more of a global community; however, the federal government must now fix problems that "Red State" governors have caused in our cities.
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In light of continued developments, primarily since 2008, there exists in these United States a Legal System which operates on a proved Two Tiered approach to justice rendered, which primarily benefits Democratic Elites and Woke Ideological Virtue Signalers, representing their co-dependent wards, to the expressed exclusion of normal hardworking American citizens: What is your suggestion in remedying this widespread injustice and, if not corrected, its existential outcome for our Constitutional Republic?
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  Disband the FBI, and request that congress investigate all unethical and non patriotic practices to partially right the wrongs of a distrusted and politically weaponized "Department of Justice."
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Should the Institutionalized Corruption of the Biden /Harris Administration, in this separate instance the Open Border Policy of our Sovereign Southern Border, be not only tolerated, but sanctioned by the raising of local spending by local politicians to pay for these now visible and known effects of rampant, and out-of-control Illegal Immigration?
  Yes, it is a kind thing to do, and a way that our county, our state can aid in this tremendous effort toward local federal foreign aid; and now, thankfully, in great abundance.
  No, our Constitutional Republic WILL NOT continue to exist, as our United States of America, if we do not control our sovereign borders, to protect our citizens, to keep them solvent and safe.
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