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Former U.S. counterterror chief: 'Imminent threat' remains
October 21st, 2014
04:08 PM ET

Former U.S. counterterror chief: 'Imminent threat' remains

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The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air campaign there.

Speaking to CNN's Jim Sciutto, Matt Olsen said by his analysis the threat from the Khorasan group "is still in the same place as it was before" President Barack Obama ordered airstrikes against the terror operation last month. Full story

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Filed under: ISIS • Jim Sciutto • Khorasan • Matt Olsen • National security • Wolf Blitzer
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