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Former deputy undersecretary of defense -- happens is that the problem with our ongoing war on terror we get complacent.
Even as the bad guys keep coming and -- you often remind me -- We have to secede every time they -- to succeed but once.
Absolutely no thanks for having me on again looked at the point really here is we have been pretty lucky but also in New York police department of the FBI have been brilliant.
And trying to catch these guys in cutting him off yet we've been pretty lucky and a lot of other cases like that aviator try to -- his underwear off on an airplane a couple of years ago.
On that -- really succeeded and that and how close -- can succeed you know what I think I think you reminded this -- ahead of everyone -- tonight to my actually UN.
And thank you for not make me look like an idiot at the -- where you just say.
You know we come so close and and we get so kinda.
Cocky wasn't -- word used but complacent says about this war and and making it look easy but.
It is it.
Well no it's not I mean again fortunately -- we've been pretty lucky with this stuff I mean the guys they've been sending over in this clown in New York apparently wasn't sent.
He just came on his own Jihad mission.
But the people have been sending over -- not descendants of Verner Von broad.
Some passing this you know music from the shallow into the -- I thought -- -- not the next and that's authority that I get not Libor tell us -- in -- I think.
There are plenty of Smart guys say what you Obama not to and I'm not here to sing its praises but he was not immediate.
And and he was among the masterminds behind the 9/11 attacks so for all of these -- in these idiots who try to pull -- -- This guy's first bed move was proclaiming on the Internet -- jihadist movement that that is probably terror.
Non starter right there but.
There are others who -- Clark rapture and this begs my next may be paranoid question who's to say that he isn't a distraction.
The videos it was sort of a side note to what might be.
An under lying real attack plan that we're missing.
Well you're not paranoid and you know from people like me I sometimes wake up wondering am -- paranoid enough.
I mean these people are very dedicated to our nations that are sponsoring terrorism imagine if this guy in New York had been really dedicated terrorist who have been supported.
By Syria or Iran and well funded and connected to other al-Qaeda operatives here in this country -- I'm sure there are a lot of them.
The point was that he might have been more successful than a thousand pound -- not gonna bring down the Federal Reserve but al-Qaeda forever.
-- the very beginning has always wanted -- damages by damaging our economy our economy is weakening -- -- far better than I and it's kind of fragile.
And if you can have a disruption.
State don't make that building on usable for a week or more things are going to get hurt around this country so they're aiming at.
Big targets and they're trying to have a big effect and you know god help us Sunday may succeed.
You mention the threat and why always lower Manhattan why so many of these incidents.
The close ones are almost happen in Brooklyn and surrounding areas.
Why -- we've spent -- my always lower Manhattan.
I think well two things number one -- biggest success ever of course was 9/11 which occurred in Manhattan.
And they keep trying to repeat that and -- the same category that -- that melt.
Malformed fought that they have that this is glory.
By doing it again in New York again -- the New York you know whereas as much as a lot of other people say -- -- -- New York, New York is really the financial capital world.
Including America so if they're going to do damage for our economy that's probably the biggest fattest target and again I would just say huge kudos to FBI and NYPD.
You think we could ever see somebody of -- in a 9/11 again.
I think we could.
I think it probably you know god help us if it ever happens but there are a lot of different kinds of nine elevenths that could happen a massive cyber attack.
May yet happen that would take down a large part of the financial structure.
Who knows there are a lot of very imagine is bad guys out there.
And this -- is constantly under which we joke about paranoia but this is a constant threat.
The ideology that propels these people is not something we've even engaged to fight yet.
So as long -- that ideology is out there and propelling nations like Iran.
To exhort terrorism and to -- terrorism I mean heck they tried to blow up the Saudi ambassador.
Right here Washington DC you wanna my favorite restaurants throughout these guys are not going to stop.
We have to defeat them and that's gotta be also an ideological war not just to Connecticut war.
Tibetan thank you my friend good seeing --