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Bush Says Nation Preparing for Terror Threat

President Bush said on Saturday the government was taking steps to protect the nation from another terrorist attack, and urged Americans to stay alert but not to panic. The administration last week raised its terror threat advisory to “high,” warning of a heightened risk of attack and prompting authorities to tighten security around Washington, New York and other high-profile targets. Bush sought to calm the American public, rattled by a taped message believed to be from fugitive al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden urging Muslims to fight America and repel any war against Iraq. The United States blames bin Laden’s for masterminding the Sept. 11 hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that killed about 3,000 people. “Our nation is preparing for a variety of threats we hope never will arrive,” Bush said in his weekly radio address. “Many of these dangers are unfamiliar and unsettling. Yet the best way to fight these dangers is to anticipate them, and act against them with focus and determination.” Full Story

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