... had 235 requests in 2012 ... By 2013, requests in the District had climbed 240 percent, to about 564 ...
... whether a homegrown terror group with little funding could get this crucial information
So what? A homegrown terror group with little funding still won't be able to carry out a credible attack.
More fear, more perpetual war
"Canadian woods"? Are you kidding? It is where the woods end, north of the tree line, that things start to get challenging. I have woods in my backyard and there is wifi access there. Nothing challenging about it!
An authority is a person who can tell you more about something than you really care to know.