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Terror alert tests America's resolve

With intellligence reports indicating highest security threat since Sept. 11, government beefs up security during holidays. In raising the US terror alert status during the holidays the White House is again facing one of the hardest issues of homeland security: how to provide proper warning without spreading needless fear. Pegging the color-coded alert up at orange may have been overdue, say some experts. Even open communications from Islamic extremists have been hinting at increased activity for some time. Last week Al Jazeera broadcast a statement attributed to Osama bin Laden’s main deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, which threatened Americans “in their homeland.” Full Story

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