"I can't do it, Wolf," he added, breaking down. "I'm sorry. I can't do it."
"I would have said four years ago that the al Qaeda movement was emerging as a bigger problem, especially with the emergence of affiliates in places like Yemen and with the spike in homegrown attacks," said Phil Mudd, a senior counterterrorism official at the CIA and FBI during the Bush and Obama administrations. "But I would say today that al Qaedaism is on the decline. By any balance, the number of places where people want to come after us has declined in the past four years."