Beltway Confidential

Most Americans believe another Sept. 11 will happen in next decade

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America observed the 12th anniversary this week of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., so the present and future state of the war on terrorism was a major focus of survey activity.

Rasmussen Reports found nearly three-fourths of Americans (69%) "continue to believe a similar terrorist attack is at least somewhat likely in the next 10 years, with 30% who say it’s Very Likely."

Despite the U.S. killing of al Qaeda leader and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, only "31% now think al Qaeda is weaker than it was before 9/11. That’s down from 50% shortly after" bin Laden's death at the hands of U.S. Navy seals.

"Most (53%) continue to believe a domestic attack is a bigger threat to America than an attack from terrorists outside the country," according to Rasmussen.

But terrorism wasn't the only thing people talked to pollsters about this past week. Go here for more from Rasmussen Reports.

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