Threat of Attacks Even Higher than on 9/11 as ISIS Adapts to Failure

America’s leading homeland security professionals believe the terror threat from international extremist groups – and inspired domestic terrorists alike – is higher than it was at the time of the devastating attacks on America 16 years ago.

“Right now, the terror threat to our country equals and in many ways exceeds that in the period around 9/11,” said Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on Wednesday.

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