Government officials state no specific known terror attacks connected to Olympic games

Posted on July 2, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Terrorism, United Kingdom

London, England: No specific terror threat

Government officials from Washington to London insist that there are no known specific or credible terror threats tied to next month’s Olympic games in London. Nonetheless, authorities on both sides of the Atlantic are urging vigilance. President Barack Obama met last week with his national security team to talk about preparations for the Olympic games as well as this week’s Fourth of July holiday. After the meeting, the White House issued a statement saying that “The President directed all to ensure we are doing everything possible to keep the American people safe and to continue close cooperation on the Olympics with our British counterparts,” according to National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor. Read Article

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