Make no mistake about it: this next period is going to be dangerous. There are self-radicalized jihadists who will take it upon themselves to avenge Bin Laden's death, and al Qaeda affiliates as well will feel this need -- and might even have made plans for just this moment. Of course, the collection of jihadists inspired by Bin Laden has always been aiming to kill Americans, but the successful attack on Bin Laden means that some terrorists might accelerate their timetable.
In other words, please don't lecture TSA officials tomorrow that the War on Terror is over. It's not, yet.
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