On January 2 and 3, 2017, a Telegram channel which frequently calls for lone wolf attacks in the West and periodically provides various methods for launching such attacks, posted several threats to the U.S. along with instructions on building pressure cooker bombs and manufacturing chemical weapons.
On January 3, the channel published a poster that included cursory instructions on manufacturing a chemical weapon. The channel noted that the dissemination of “disease[-inducing] and chemical gases completely paralyzes life in vital [enemy] areas.”
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