Former CIA Officer: Terrorists will learn from COVID and so must we

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the media warned breathlessly of “chatter” that terrorists—domestic and international—were planning to exploit and spread the virus. So far no such plots have developed, but a former CIA officer warns that the lessons terrorists have learned from the inept and politicized response to the pandemic, if exploited, may be more dangerous to us than terrorist use of the virus itself.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes America’s Need for Resilient Critical Infrastructure

American society’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes a number of stark realities ranging from our nation’s unpreparedness for a pandemic to the general lack of resilience of our citizens.  It has also exposed the costs associated with “shutting down” economies, even at a time when all of our critical infrastructures are still functioning properly.