Terror threat real, and no time to cut budgets

By Clive Williams
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:42pm, first published February 8 2014 - 3:00am

In recent years there seems to have been a general falling away in Western governments' spending on counterterrorism. This has been matched by public complacency about the terrorism threat. This is disturbing, because while the nature of the threat has evolved, terrorism is still the most credible violent threat to Western nations' national security.

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