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Gun Violence in America

Bottom Line Up Front: While terrorism dominates U.S. political and foreign policy concerns, the threat posed by domestic gun violence—from a statistical standpoint—far outweighs the threat of terrorism within the United StatesWith over 30,000 gun-related deaths a year (less than half of which are murders, and the rest suicides and accidental deaths), the United States ...
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What the Foiled Train Attack Revealed

Bottom Line Up Front:  The foiled attack on a Amsterdam-Paris high-speed train on August 21 revealed the vulnerability of non-aviation mass transitThe incident also revealed the thin line between mass murder and minor injuries that are a hallmark of poorly planned lone wolf attacks; bystanders have very short windows in which intervention is possibleThe perpetrator ...
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