- None of those who have conducted lethal jihadist terror attacks in the US since 9/11 emigrated from a country that is under the Trump travel ban, authors write
Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists." David Sterman is a policy analyst at New America's International Security Program.
(CNN)Twelve terrorists have conducted deadly jihadist terrorist attacks in the United States since 9/11, killing a total of 94 people. None of those twelve -- who are all American citizens or legal residents -- emigrated from or were born into a family that emigrated from a country that is the subject of the Trump administration's travel ban.
- Three are African-Americans
- Three are from families that hailed originally from Pakistan
- Two came from Russia as children
- One was US-born and descended from family that emigrated from the Palestinian Territories
- One emigrated from Egypt and carried out an attack a decade after arriving
- One each had families that originally came from Kuwait and Afghanistan