Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound international flight with and underwear bomb on Christmas Day 2009 on behalf of al-Qaida, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday.
When Congressman Mac Thornberry visited Wichita Falls yesterday to brief
the Sheppard Military Affairs Committee, he discussed the increasing
threat of cyber attacks.
He told the committee the world is moving fast ... But laws and policies in America are not keeping up.
He also said if terrorists are able to launch cyber attacks against
U.S. cities or the U.S. military ... there could be devastating
13th District US Congressman Mac Thornberry calls the President's announcement on military cuts "vague", and says it would be a mistake to squander America's defense capabilities. Thornberry points out that Congress and President Obama already agreed on the 487 billion dollars of reductions during the next 10 years, and he says the military's budget will still increase each year, just not as much as the military had planned.