FBI Reluctant to Investigate Possible ISIS Link to Las Vegas Shooter?

The FBI was quick to refute the suggestion that the Las Vegas gunman in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history had any connection to international terrorism even after ISIS claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting.

According to reports, the terror group released a pair of statements through it’s news agency, Amaq, indicating that the shooter converted to Islam several months ago and carried out the attack “in response to calls to target states of the coalition” battling ISIS.

On Monday, the day after the horrific event, ISIS released a statement which was translated into English by Counter-extremism scholar, Aymenn al-Tamimi:

Some have indicated that ISIS may have filed a false statement as a way of “stealing glory.” However, this “is false,” according to one writer.

He indicates that those naysayers “do not have a preponderance of prior examples on their side…,” and “The vast majority of the Islamic State’s claimed attacks were undertaken by men acting in its name, often after leaving short video statements confirming their intentions.”

Also, it’s often beneficial to check out what others are saying outside of government in order to prevent possible conspiracy theories or rumors.

Rita Katz, Executive Director of SITE Intelligence Group, the world’s leading non-governmental counterterrorism organization specializing in tracking and analyzing online activity of the global extremist community had plenty to say about ISIS’s possible involvement on Monday.

Katz provided an expert analysis in a very lengthy tweet.

Her 23 comments are listed below:

Prior to releasing their statements, ISIS also released the following posters celebrating the mass shootings.

The posters read: “[The] USA [is] licking her wounds in Las Vigas [sic].”

There is a mountain of additional information which easily justifies an FBI investigation into the shooter’s possible connection with ISIS.

The damning information includes:

Clearly, there exists enough evidence to prompt government officials to conduct a thorough investigation into potential links between ISIS and the Las Vegas shooter.

To do otherwise would be reprehensible given the circumstances.

Former TheBlaze Contributor, Stand For Truth Radio Host, former practicing attorney, psychotherapist http://susanknowles.com susan@http://t.co/FMF2ck4Awr

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