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-- Fox News alert and the headline is -- the second suspect sought in the Boston Marathon bombings has been arrested he is in the hospital now.
Police will interrogate him as soon as they can our next guest.
Says the US is vulnerable to attacks on soft targets like the Boston Marathon.
But the best way to beat terrorism is to refuse to be terrorized.
Max Boot is the author of invisible -- and a senior fellow with the council on foreign relations.
He is here to explain pretty hard to say after a week in which you know the million plus people in the Boston area were very rattled by what happened there.
And understandably so which of course is exactly.
What these bombers were after.
Mean the Atticus of the nineteenth century described terrorism as.
Propaganda by the -- it's essentially a way to capture headlines because terrorists are far too weak to inflict serious military defeats.
On any security force or army.
The most -- and hope to do is to set off a few bombs and thereby gain some publicity.
For whatever mad cause they may have.
Can -- that.
One would have to say that the marathon bombers achieve their objective at least for a week.
I was struck by.
And they're just the repugnant of what I've seen on -- Tamil and the older brother who is now dead.
Wanted to be an Olympic boxer pretty tough guy almost 200 pounds you know he's in the ring slugging it out there.
And yet they dropped a backpack bomb at the side of the marathon they kill two beautiful young women and an eight year old war.
It's appalling the heartless -- is who is is terrible it's it's heartbreaking but it's all too typical of terrorists who.
You know how this well been mayor of ideas and their heads that.
Justify taking human life for what they see as some larger cause and clearly you Brothers have been radicalize -- indoctrinated.
Into this radical Islamist.
Theology which makes it perfectly proper to kill so called infidels it's it's a terrible.
Americans seem to understand what we're up against the poll.
Ask Americans can we ever make this country completely safe against terrorist incidents like the one in Boston.
11% said yes 75%.
Said no Americans seem to know.
Maybe that this is what we face living and in a free and open society.
I think that's realistic I mean I think a lot of people myself included.
Expected that after 9/11 there'll be more such attacks because we are so vulnerable we are so wide open.
And thankfully there have not been a lot of these attacks some of them have been foiled.
That's a combination of great police work and we just got lucky but we're not going to be lucky every single time there's always going to be gaps.
Into which they are enemies can attack.
And so we have to get used to that and we unfortunately have to live with a certain level of of terror in the future as you say -- terrorists are by definition week and I think that's something that America they are remember.
They're only gonna win if we let them when Max Boot the author of invisible -- -- thank you.
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