On Saturday, FBI Director Christopher Wray delivered a speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police convention in San Diego, wherein he acknowledged an increase in domestic threats that was ascribed to a “heightened environment.” He underscored the importance of exercising increased vigilance in light of this circumstance.
“History has been witness to anti-Semitic and other forms of violent extremism for far too long,” he said. “Whether that be from foreign terrorist organizations, or those inspired by them, or domestic violent extremists motivated by their own racial animus, the targeting of a community because of their faith is completely unacceptable.”
Moreover, he continued by asserting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is unwaveringly committed to confronting and mitigating these threats, both domestically and internationally.
In closing his remarks, the speaker conveyed his condolences to the people of Israel.
“I want to take a moment to offer my heartfelt condolences to the people of Israel, and share the outrage I know we all feel at the sheer brutality and disregard for innocent lives there,” Wray added.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently issued a statement on its official website stating that it continues to closely monitor the ongoing events despite the lack of specific and credible intelligence regarding a potential threat. In addition, the FBI conveyed its preparedness to expeditiously modify its security protocols in response to any such requirements.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports that its personnel are presently involved in proactive endeavors to trace and identify American citizens who have been affected by the ongoing conflict in Israel.
At least 29 American citizens have reportedly perished in Israel due to the Hamas assault on the predominantly Jewish nation, according to media reports.