The Center for American Progress and Foreign Policy magazine surveyed over 100 of America's most esteemed terrorism and national security experts, asking whether the US was winning the "War on Terror".
From the summary of their results:
"Surprising consensus exists among the experts about terrorism and U.S. national security. A vast majority think that the world today is more dangerous for the American people. Fewer than two in 10 believe the United States is winning the war on terror. More than eight in 10 believe we are likely to face a terrorist attack on the scale of September 11 within the next 10 years."
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People are dying and being tortured, Americans are being spied upon by their own government and the government is runing up huge deficits all in the name of keeping the American people safe. But the experts agree that as a result of the actions of the Bush Administration Americans are more at risk rather than less.