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Topic - Jessica Zuckerman
The deadly bombing in Boston and the wave of terrorist plots in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, lead inexorably to three conclusions: The terrorist threat is growing, al Qaeda has not been decimated as President Obama told us in his 2012 campaign, and there are gaps in our security system that need to be repaired.
"In general, temporary personnel [in leadership posts] means people are reluctant to make long-term decisions" because they don't know what the attitude toward them of the incoming long-term leader will be when they arrive, said Jessica Zuckerman, a homeland security policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation.
"At least 53 publicly known Islamist-inspired terrorist plots against the U.S. have been thwarted since 9/11," writes Jessica Zuckerman, a national security analyst at the Heritage Foundation. "Of these, 13 have involved New York City as a target, second only to domestic military targets, showing that terrorists continue to seek to strike at the heart of the U.S."