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Experts: Terror Warning May Deter Attack

The government’s very public warning to financial institutions may actually deter a bombing but also raises questions about what the next step will be for both terrorists and defenders. And among security experts and former counterintelligence officials who had criticized previous terrorism warnings as too vague or perhaps politically motivated, there was wide praise for the unique level of detail in the warning Sunday to a handful of specific financial institutions in New York, Washington and Newark, N.J. “If I worked in one of those buildings, I would feel very safe now,” and not just because the security there will be tightened, said Vince Cannistraro, former CIA counterintelligence chief. “Given that it’s captured material and now made public, there’s a good chance it won’t happen. Al-Qaida has to realize the mission has been compromised.” Full Story

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