We were caught flat-footed on 9/11 when our intelligence agencies failed to pick up on the terrorism warnings coming out of the Middle East. Over a decade letter, we are still ignoring the fact that Islamic Jihad terrorism is real – and Americans are still dieing.
Customs ordered to verify all int’l student visas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents “effective immediately” to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa, according to an internal memorandum obtained Friday by the Associated Press. The new procedure is the government’s first security change directly related to the Boston bombings.
The order from a senior official at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, David J. Murphy, was circulated Thursday and came one day after the Obama administration acknowledged that a student from Kazakhstan accused of hiding evidence for one of the Boston bombing suspects was allowed to return to the U.S. in January without a valid student visa.
The Human Cost of Jihad Denial
Wednesday brought new confirmation of the increasingly obvious fact that the U.S. intelligence apparatus in the age of Barack Obama is woefully unprepared to deal with the foremost threat to the safety of Americans today: Islamic jihad terrorism.