"Slain Islamic propagandist keeps inspiring acts of terror," Portland Press Herald

Five years after Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by an American drone strike, he keeps inspiring acts of terror. Terror experts say al-Awlaki remains a dangerous inciter of homegrown terror. Karen Greenberg, said a lively discussion is underway among public officials and those in the private sector to “find a way to take searches for jihadist propaganda and deflect it toward a counter-narrative.” She noted her center’s study of the first 101 Islamic State cases in federal courts, updated through June, showed more than 25 percent of the cases’ court records contained references to al-Awlaki’s influence.

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