“I think…these attacks were planned [well in advance]…There is a level of command and control somewhere.” In a NBC interview Don Borelli discusses the Brussels attacks, noting that he believes the attacks were planned in advance, and were not simply a response to the arrest of a terror suspect in Paris.
“You need sources inside the organization to try to tip you off as to who the real bad actors are and where they are in their continuum of..being inspired…by ISIS…[to being] ready to fight.” In a television interview with CNBC, Don Borelli discusses how law enforcement and the intelligence community can work together to stop acts of terrorism from taking place.
“If you’ve been [to Syria] and been trained and indoctrinated and then come back to the US…then certainly you could be a threat…Someone who has had that formal training is more dangerous than [a domestic potential terrorist] just monitoring their computer.” In a television interview with MSNBC, Don Borelli discusses the recent terror attacks in Paris and Mali, and the possibility that the US may be at risk of a similar attack.
Interview with CNBC's "Power Lunch" on infiltrating terrorist organizations and the crucial role of human intelligence
Elton Simpson first came under investigation by the FBI in 2007 on suspicion of attempting to join a terrorist organization in Somalia. After Simpson's identification as one of the Garland, Texas, shooters in May of 2015, USA Today's Joe Dana interviewed Don Borelli on the challenges of identifying immediate threats among the "hundreds if not thousands" of individuals under investigation by the FBI for terrorism-related activity.
Speaking with TODAY's Savannah Guthrie on the motives of ISIS-inspired Sydney attacker, Sheikh Haron