This week’s “most asked ” question in our email… The answer: DHS didn’t change the threat level before and after agents nabbed Najibullah Zazi because advisories to local police were deemed sufficient. Actually there’s a little more to it than that. James Carafano, a homeland-security expert at the Heritage Foundation in Washington and writer of one of my favorite and perhaps “largest” books on my bookshelf , responds in this article.
The investigation into a potential Al Qaeda plot in the US has triggered a raft of warnings from federal authorities about suspicious activity around stadiums, hotels, and train stations, among other places.
- Somali diplomat concerned about Texas terror alert (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- New York terror suspect be arraigned Friday (cnn.com)
- Man charged in NYC subway plot pleads not guilty (sfgate.com)