Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano vows to keep up fight

Tom Sileo | Contributor

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will mark the ninth anniversary of 9/11 with a speech Friday in New York vowing to keep up the fight against terrorists and to “to enlist the nation in its own collective security.”

“We can’t guarantee there won’t be another successful terrorist attack,” Napolitano will tell first responders and emergency workers. “The threats we face are evolving, and enemies like Al Qaeda and its affiliates are determined. … Today, on the eve of the ninth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in our nation’s history, I can pledge to you this: We will do everything in our power to prevent attacks and to prepare ourselves.”

Here are excerpts from Napolitano’s prepared remarks:

Full story: Janet Napolitano vows to keep up fight – Mike Allen – POLITICO.com

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