As I said earlier (LINK), we're not safe. And the new director of national intelligence in the United States said just that when he "told Congress on Thursday that global economic turmoil and the instability it could ignite had outpaced terrorism as the most urgent threat facing the United States." (NYTimes LINK)
The ideas promulgated by the previous U.S. administration that our boys (and girls) overseas will take care of the bad guys, and that our job was just to keep on doing what we've been doing . . . so much nonsense.