Berto Jongman: Feinstein Uses Bogus Terrorism Numbers to Exaggerate Threat

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

How Dianne Feinstein Exaggerates Global Terrorism

A lesson in how to hype an unquantifiable threat with bogus numbers

Condor Friedersdorf

The Atlantic Monthly, 30 January 2013

EXTRACT:

To make the claim that “terrorism is at an all-time high worldwide,” Feinstein counts attacks against the U.S. military by the Taliban. Put another way, her definition of terrorism stretches to include attacks that are not committed against civilians; attacks that are, in fact, aimed at uniformed soldiers in a declared, ongoing war.

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