The director of the FBI said in an Inside the FBI podcast that on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the United States faces the same threat level of terrorism as it did on that September morning that claimed the lives of 2,977 people.
“Since 9/11, we’ve heard words like al Qaeda, ISIS, ISIS- K. Sometimes it feels like every month there’s a new terrorist organization with a new name. Can you talk about the evolution of terrorism since 9/11?” the podcast host asked Christopher Wray.
“So, the first thing I would say about the terrorist threat today versus 9/11 is that it’s just as much of a threat today as it was on 9/11,” Wray stated. “It’s just maybe different in certain ways.”
“After 9/11, the focus was very much, for the first few years afterwards, I can remember being intensely focused on what you might think of as