Officials Fear Syrian Refugees Could Pose Threat to US

February 12, 2015 10:29 PM

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Officials Fear Syrian Refugees Could Pose Threat to US

Top U.S. counterterrorism officials say they worry a potential terrorist could be hiding among refugees who are looking to come to the United States after escaping the brutal war in Syria.

"It's clearly a population of concern,” the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Nicholas Rasmussen, told the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday.

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