Saturday, September 10, 2016

Ex-Homeland Security Chief: U.S. Must Accept ‘Inevitability’ Of Terror

By Washington Times, Sep 08, 2016 

Terror attacks on the United States are an inevitability but Americans shouldn’t allow the threat to alter their daily lives, said former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge in an assessment of the nation’s safety.

“The threat surface has changed, the number of actors has increased, the profile of those actors is significantly different from what it was Sept. 10, 2001,” Mr. Ridge said Thursday at a forum in D.C. hosted by The Atlantic. “There is an inevitability to the attacks. If you take a look at what has happened in France over the past six months, there is a variety of means by which they can inflict their damage.”

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