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We haven’t had a major terrorist action like the 9/11 attacks in the US for good reason. Our governmental agencies still take potential attacks seriously in this country and are vigilant. My greatest concern now is that we, the public, will become complacent.
Many Islamic groups appear to be taking an increasingly public stand against efforts that protect this country; they are determined to undermine our counter-terrorism activities. And they’re making an ongoing effort to manipulate our lawmakers to help them forward their agenda. Many concerning people are also running for government positions all over the country.
One global threat that our lawmakers continue to ignore is the Muslim Brotherhood. Just last year a panel spoke to Congress about the Brotherhood, with mixed results. A former coordinator of counter-terrorism for the Obama State Department, Daniel Benjamin, tried to assure Congress that the Brotherhood was not a threat. He added “. . . that taking a hardline approach against the group could alienate non-extremist Muslims living in the U.S.”