The United States is relatively safe, but what exactly does that mean?

The United States is relatively safe, but what exactly does that mean?
The United States is relatively safe, but what exactly does that mean?

The United States is relatively safe, but what exactly does that mean?

In March, United States Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued the 2013 Worldwide Threat Assessment report. The good news is that the U.S. looks pretty safe and threats are relatively minor. Could it be time to reduce spending on security issues? Worldview discusses this question and more with contributor Aaron Freeman and Michael A. Cohen, co-author of the Foreign Affairs article, Clear and Present Safety: The United States is More Secure than Washington Thinks. (Photo: AP Images).