Biden worried about another terrorist attack
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Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 20:10
Washington: Vice President Joe Biden says he's less worried about another Sept. 11-style attack than a strike by a lone bomber like the man who tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane last Christmas.

Discussing US vulnerability in an interview on CBS's "The Early Show," Biden said, "Am I less worried about a catastrophic event? Yes."

Biden said he's more concerned about an attack "along the lines of the Christmas Day bomber." He said he considers that a greater threat than terrorism which requires "the kind of planning that's needed to pull off a very complicated 9-11."

Biden also said he likes former Vice President Dick Cheney and considers him "patriotic," but said he's wrong on war and counterterrorism strategy.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 20:10

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