He was well aware of U.S. counterterrorist defenses and schooled his followers how to work around them, the messages to his followers show. Don't limit attacks to New York City, he said in his writings. Consider other areas such as Los Angeles or smaller cities. Spread out the targets.
Ami is a yellow Labrador from Pups for Peace, an Israeli organization founded in Los Angeles that trains dogs for counter-terrorism work. He is one of four dogs the group has supplied from Israel to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's Transit Services Bureau as part of a pilot program in California.