Senator Dianne Feinstein: U.S. "not safer today" because "terror is up worldwide"
From Jihad Watch / Posted by Robert Spencer
She said that reason for this was that there were "more groups, more fundamentalist, more jihadist, more determined to kill to get to where they want to get." It was refreshing that she said "jihadist," and I expect that the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will duly rebuke her for that and demand an apology, which they will probably get. They are no doubt reassured, however, that she did not note one of the chief causes for this increase in jihad terror activity: the craven willful ignorance on the part of government and law enforcement officials, who have jumped to do Hamas-linked CAIR's bidding and forbid themselves to study the motives and goals of those who have vowed to destroy us. No wonder they're more emboldened than ever.
"Feinstein: America is less safe from terrorism," by S.A. Miller for the New York Post, December 1:
WASHINGTON – The heads of Congress’ intelligence committees warned Sunday that America is less safe from terrorism today than it has been in recent years.
The dire warning came from both sides of the aisle, with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) agreeing that the threat is worse.]
“Terror is up worldwide. The statistics indicate that,” Feinstein declared on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“The fatalities are way up. … There are new bombs, very big bombs — trucks being reinforced for those bombs,” she said. “There are bombs that go through magnetometers
The bomb maker is still alive. There are more groups than ever. And there is huge malevolence out there.”
She said the threat to the US has grown with the rise of “more groups, more fundamentalist, more jihadist, more determined to kill to get to where they want to get.”...