WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate
Judiciary Committee, is pushing the Justice Department and FBI to detail
efforts to detect and prevent travel by known terrorists or terrorist recruits
to and from the United States following the Biden Administration’s disastrous
withdrawal from Afghanistan.
and the American people need and deserve information regarding the FBI’s
strategies and figures regarding recent terrorism cases in relation to
post-withdrawal Afghanistan,” Grassley wrote.
letters to Attorney General Garland and FBI Director Wray, Grassley is seeking
details on the number of terrorist traveler cases opened following the Taliban’s
takeover of Afghanistan, any preparations made by federal law enforcement ahead
of the planned withdrawal and what steps are being taken to address any future
upticks in terrorism traveler cases.
text of Grassley’s letter to the FBI can be found HERE
Full text of Grassley’s letter to the Justice Department can be found HERE