Justice Department Briefing on Counterterrorism Efforts
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey held a briefing on the U.S. government’s counter-terrorism efforts in response to the attacks in Paris the previous week. They offered assurances that no credible threat existed against the U.S. Their remarks came after the ISIL* militant group released a video threatening an attack on New York City.
*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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James B. Comey Jr. Director Federal Bureau of Investigation
Loretta E. Lynch Attorney General Department of Justice
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