DHS warns of heightened threats ahead of holidays
The Department of Homeland Security is warning of rising threats in the coming months.
A report from DHS referred to a heightened threat environment, with risks of domestic terror attacks committed by lone-wolf actors or groups motivated by personal grievances and violent ideologies.
The report said potential targets include public gatherings, religious institutions, government facilities, schools and the LGBTQ+ community. The agency also warned of possible attacks against the media, critical infrastructure and perceived ideological opponents.
“Perceptions of government overreach continue to drive individuals to attempt to commit violence targeting...