UK Terror Attack: Looking for Links to the U.S.

In the wake of London’s recent terrorist attack, United States intelligence and security agencies are working around the clock to share information across the pond and at home, all the while looking for ways to learn from this incident and potentially reprioritize efforts related to domestic threats.

“Right now, FBI agents and analysts responsible for counterterrorism are working 24-7. The battle rhythm is very high. You’d almost think the attack happened in our country,” John Perren, who served as the Assistant Director for the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, told The Cipher Brief.

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