Examines the evolution of terrorism following the September 11th attacks, looks at the growing threat of terror groups made stronger by war and technology, and explains what steps must be taken to ensure homeland security.
The Iraq war has increased the threat of terrorism by spreading the jihadist threat to Muslim communities that were less radicalized before the invasion, argues Daniel Benjamin. He's co-author of a new book, The Next Attack, and a former National Security Council staffer in the Clinton administration.
Writers Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon are the co-authors of The Next Attack: The Failure Of The War On Terror and a Strategy For Getting it Right. The book criticizes the Bush administration's responses to the terror attacks of Sept 11, 2001.