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United States

25 October 2007

Daily News (New York), Opinion

When we conjure up images of the terrorist threat to America, it usually involves chemical, biological or, God forbid, nuclear weapons. But it turns out one of the biggest terrorist threats to ordinary New Yorkers is also one of the most familiar — and most ignored: ordinary handguns. Yet America's strategy for keeping firearms out of the hands of terrorists is lax beyond belief. It's so lax, in fact, that today, people on the federal terrorist watch list are not... (

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