New Yorkers Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui, who were just arrested on charges of “planning to build an explosive device for attacks in the United States,” sound nice:

More from CNN:

Noelle Velentzas, 28, could not understand why U.S. citizens like her were traveling overseas to wage jihad when they could simply stay and “make history” by unleashing terrorist attacks on American soil, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Thursday.

Velentzas and her former roommate Asia Siddiqui, 31, also a U.S. citizen, were arrested and accused of planning to build an explosive device for attacks in the United States, federal prosecutors said.

The complaint paints a picture of a disturbing trend in homegrown violent extremism.

In the past 18 months, the Justice Department’s National Security Division has prosecuted or is prosecuting more than 30 cases of people attempting to travel abroad to join or provide support to terrorist groups. Of those cases, 18 allegedly involve support to ISIS.

Reminder: In later February, three men from Brooklyn were arrested on similar charges:

It’s starting to look like New York City might have a terrorism problem…

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