Los Angeles Airport Security Boosted Amid Possible ISIS Threat – NBC News.com
ISIS, which controls swathes of Syria and Iraq, has long called on its sympathizers to attack Western interests around the world.
Investigators said there was no specific plot but concerns increased as a result of intelligence from overseas as well as ongoing monitoring of suspected radicals inside the United States. FBI Director Jim Comey has said investigations into suspected ISIS sympathizers are underway in all 50 states.
Fears revolve around threats to uniformed personnel or locations that lone actors may want to target, the sources said, speaking on a condition of anonymity.
A Department of Homeland Security spokesman would not comment on what specific intelligence has caused increased concerns along the West Coast. But, he added, officials had boosted security in recent months.
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