...How? Why must it be that the domestic successes of the USG which have precluded the execution of terrorist acts receive page 8 attention, while only the tragedies are granted page 1?
There have been many MANY sterling successes in counterterrorism in 2009. The president's visit to the national counter-terrorism executive (NCTC) on October 6 received about five minutes of attention, and most of you hadn't heard about it.
If I were in the major publishing business, every time a plot were foiled it'd be like: