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Micah Zenko on Foreign Threats to the United States

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Published on May 9, 2012

Foreign Affairs Focus: Threat Inflation With Micah Zenko

After yet another foiled terrorist plot, what does the United States really have to fear? Editor Gideon Rose discusses "threat hyping" with author Micah Zenko, who argues that the nation is much safer than politicians and government officials would lead the public to believe. A near-nuclear Iran, unstable Middle East, occassionally aggressive Russia, and unstoppable China do not, in fact, pose these often cited dangers. Cutting military spending should not incite such anxiety, when even international terrorism does not qualify as a real threat to the existence or freedom of the United States.

Weigh in on this discussion, and read more on these topics at http://www.ForeignAffairs.com

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