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gauging the worth of the FBI’s counterterrorism actions can be gauge across a large time period in which we haven’t reached. Just because we haven’t stopped one attack at a certain level yet that deems them effective what’s to say it won’t happen in the future. For example, according to the article. The FBI budget would justify itself by reducing by 90 percent a huge attack with direct and indirect damage equivalent to that inflicted by 9/11 once every 60 years (Mueller & Stewart, 2014). This could be either, in the aspects of this article and the complexity of the information and statistics, this could already be included in the breakdown of the $3 billion dollar budget as of 2014. In other words in could have already been included in the before mentioned budget as there was no breakdown given of the expenses and how this number was gathered. As previously
Introduction to Terrorism: UNIT VIII ARTICLE CRITIQUE3stated by the authors that the Transportation Security Administration is they only deal with specific threats associated with hijacking and body-borne bombs on aircraft. If this is the comparison, enhanced FBI expenditures would seem a preferable option: they deal with all terrorism threats, almost certainly do reduce the terrorism threat, and can be rapidly deployed or re-deployed as threats emerge or evolve (Mueller & Stewart, 2014).