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How would you answer the question on this week’s cover: How safe is America, really?
Writing in Newsweek in the aftermath of the Boston tragedy, Christopher Dickey, Eli Lake, and Daniel Klaidman say it is impossible not to ask the same questions that came on the heels of 9/11: just how safe are we in our homes, in our workplaces, on our streets, and at our celebrations? Why on earth would the United States be targeted so often by so many people with so many grievances—why do “they” hate us? And given the destructive power now available to almost any lunatic, just how safe can we be?