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The number of militias in the U.S. has surged in the last few years, jumping from 43 groups in 2007 to more than 300 in 2010. These grassroots groups draft armed members for reasons ranging from survivalism to political convictions.

Despite the surge, they have failed to grab much interest from the bureaus that monitor domestic terrorism, some security analysts say.

'We literally have a domestic terrorism incident, suspected incident or related arrest almost every month now and I think that this threat is being ignored by people in government,' says Daryl Johnson, a former Department of Homeland Security senior analyst who now owns his own security consulting firm in the Washington Metropolitan area.
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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