FBI counterterrorism executive updates Congress on terror threats

Published: Friday, 05 June 2015 08:44

On June 3rd, FBI Assistant Director Michael Steinbach appeared before the US House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee to provide an update on changes in the global terror threat.

According to Steinbach, the FBI’s counterterror activities are challenged by the widespread use of the Internet and social media by terror groups; and in particular, by ISIL.

Points made by Steinbach include:

Read the full testimony.