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Responding to a terrorist incident

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Hypothetical Scenario: On October 1, 2011, U.S. homegrown terrorists inspired by al-Qaeda engaged in coordinated attacks on vehicles on the Brooklyn, Ed Koch Queensboro, and George Washington bridges in New York City. These individuals attacked their targets using automatic weapons and improvised explosive devices. The perpetrators were killed by law enforcement agents who responded to the scene. These attacks resulted in 100 deaths (excluding the perpetrators) and over 100,000 injured.

How would the U.S. government respond to such an attack?

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Hypothetical Scenario:

On October 1, 2011, U.S. homegrown terrorists inspired by al-Qaeda engaged in coordinated attacks on vehicles on the Brooklyn, Ed Koch Queensboro, and George Washington bridges in New York City. These individuals attacked their targets using automatic weapons and improvised explosive devices. The perpetrators were killed by law ...

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This solution discusses a hypothetical terrorist incident and strategies that the government of the United States could employ to respond to the attack.

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