Shocker: Ahmad Rahami was a ‘known wolf’ who checked all the usual boxes

Shocker: Ahmad Rahami was a ‘known wolf’ who checked all the usual boxes

[Ed. – No way.  Who could have seen that coming?  Rahami fit…oh no, here comes the “P” word…the terrorist profile?  SAY it isn’t so.  Emphasis in original.]

As we follow the ongoing news about the manhunt for this weekend’s NY-NJ serial bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami and his capture yesterday, we can already add Rahami’s name to the growing list of “Known Wolf” terrorists. Yesterday, Catherine Herridge of Fox News reported that Rahami was already known to law enforcement authorities…

Multiple media reports now indicate that Rahami was indeed flagged by the FBI back in 2014.

The New York Times reports today:

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Two years before Ahmad Khan Rahami went on a bombing rampage in New York and New Jersey, his father told the police that the son was a terrorist, prompting a review by federal agents, according to two senior law enforcement officials […]

Bloomberg adds:

Rahami was flagged in the FBI’s Guardian system, which is a general database of tips and reports of suspicious activity, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the continuing investigation into the bombs set off in Manhattan and in New Jersey.

Even more troubling is that a neighbor had alerted authorities that Rahami may be purchasing explosive

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