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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Local Partners
So, where are we 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks? It is comforting that we have been blessed with a near-unbroken decade without further mass-casualty attacks since those that killed nearly 3,000 Americans on Sept. 11, 2001. Unfortunately, our government is pursuing policies that can only encourage those who aspire to do us harm to redouble their efforts.
A new White House plan to engage local communities in the fight against violent extremism is a positive step because it finally admits domestic Muslim radicalism is a threat. The danger is that it may lay the groundwork for expanding liberal social programs at the expense of law enforcement and homeland security.