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The investigation also uncovered information about a potential American sleeper cell led by al-Qaeda in the United States.
The Islamic State may also have undercover operatives or sleeper cells outside the Middle East.
Soldiers, residents and police warned us about Islamic State tunnels and sleeper cells.
Mustafa Abdi, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, said that military operations had halted and that members of the joint Kurdish-Arab force were clearing the city of explosive devices and hunting for sleeper cells.
The Trump administration’s Muslim ban looms even larger over 24: Legacy, reframing the series’ very premise—a terrorist organization about to unleash upward of 15 sleeper cells on American soil—as fearmongering rather than an adrenaline jolt.
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