December 12, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Domestic Extremism

COLLEGE PARK, [MD]—Over the past decade, attacks and plots by homegrown terrorists in the United States have increased, the work of extremists from across the political spectrum - roughly 40 percent of it by so-called "lone wolf", non-aligned actors, says an analysis by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) based at the University of Maryland. Of the attacks in the U.S. for which perpetrator information is known (73 percent), the groups most frequently launching completed attacks were the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and the Animal Liberation Front (ALF). View More>>

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