Homeland Security Committee
Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today released May’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and the world face from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists.
April 23, 2018: Salah Abdelslam, 28, the last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Belgian court, after being found guilty of the attempted murder of police officers in a shootout with Brussels police officers. Abdelslam did not appear before the court, as he is being held in a high-security facility in northern France, awaiting trial for the Paris attacks.
April 24, 2018: Bahrumsyah, the most senior Southeast Asian ISIS commander, was reportedly killed in U.S. airstrikes in eastern Syria. Bahrumsyah, an Indonesian national, led a unit of approximately 100 Southeast Asians, and organized funding...