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Shootings Renew Debate Over How to Combat Domestic Terrorism

Aug 05, 2019 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — With President Trump pledging to give federal law enforcement authorities “whatever they need” to combat domestic terrorism, officials said containing threats from white supremacists and nationalists would require adopting the same type of broad and aggressive approach used to battle international extremism.

Even before the shootings this weekend in El Paso and Dayton, the F.B.I. was pressing for better coordination with local and state law enforcement agencies, new laws...