Source: Department of Homeland Security (page 106).
Americans have been fighting in Afghanistan for longer than the Civil War, World War I, and World War II combined.
We should also be skeptical that the recent increase in terrorism means more danger for Americans.
The recent uptick in terrorism reminds us of the need to remain vigilant. But it is also important to keep in mind long term trends.
Washington should start small-scale engagement with North Korea.
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