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Steps To Avoid A Terrorist Attack In The United States

Last month, American Military University alum and former US Marine Dan Foster wrote a compelling article for In Homeland Security entitled Preparing for the Next Terrorist Attack in America. And, Foster knows a thing or two on the subject because he was an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician with the Marines and currently teaches anti-terrorism principles to actively serving military personnel.

This month, the two major terrorist tactics that Foster mentioned in his article – mass shootings and bombings – came to fruition in horrific circumstances in Paris on Friday, 13th November when more than 120 people were slaughtered in cold-blooded fashion in near-simultaneous attacks by the Islamic State in the French capital.

Given that US authorities have investigated more than 100 Islamic-related terror plots and arrests in 2015 so far, Americans are on edge, especially given the fact that the US is set to allow more than 10,000 unscreened Syrian refugees into the country. Why? One of the Paris attackers was a confirmed Syrian refugee who arrived in France via other European countries.

Read complete report here.

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