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Napolitano says recent arrests represent a terror warning

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December 2, 2009
Homeland Security News
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“Al-Qaeda followers are inside the United States and would like to attack targets here and in other countries, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday night.

The secretary’s comments were striking not only for their content — they represented her bluntest assessment of terror threats within the country — but also their political context. They came one day after President Obama, in announcing his decision to send 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, warned that extremists have been ‘sent here from the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan to commit more acts of terror.’ “

(Napolitano says recent arrests represent a terror warning – washingtonpost.com)