Janet Napolitano addresses terrorism at Harvard
Napolitano told students the government is looking at ways to better control the flow of terrorist information
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Terrorism across the US and around the world that was the focus of the speech tonight by Homeland Security secretary Janet the public thought she addressed the crowd at Harvard's Kennedy school. Scott Young blood in Cambridge Massachusetts with the stories got. Well largely the secretaries in town for two full day she made two stops today and if you say the second one was here. Terrorism is a tactic. Calling it the centerpiece Boston tour Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano at Harvard University. The pilots on a -- only -- were flooded parts of Rhode Island with FEMA but on this -- -- -- security. She told the students changes in security that have come in the wake of the Christmas Day attempted attack have strength in the country. The attempt to blow up an American airliner on December at that point -- Was a stark reminder about terrorists adapt their tactics. To get around our security measures. And -- citizens from around the world the pilots on -- -- security from explosives easily one part of the federal safety net. And that the government is looking at ways to better control the flow of terrorist information. And amid the social media revolution. That we are steeped in. Violent extremists have also harness the power of YouTube. MySpace and Twitter at target vulnerable individuals. Earlier in the day -- Went out to -- security at an airport 35 million federal dollars to buy some 12100 Trace detection machine. These are critical later in our nation's aviation security system. They allow RT -- -- to quickly -- at -- mean to act and carry on my luck. But the presence of explosives. Thought they set the secretary has another full day in Boston tomorrow so -- at MIT. With leaders there educators and students as well as other university leaders. To talk about technology and then later on in the day shall participate in and naturalization ceremony 400 people getting their citizenship. At the annual hall -- Scott at these Kennedy school forums the audience has a chance to ask questions what were they asking secretary in the polyps out of a lot of people are very interested in immigration a there was a lot of talk about how the health care bill is essentially. A done thing the next thing that people wanna see Dunn is immigration. Obviously there are a lot of issues and Arizona were an apology on always attorney general and governor there were number of people in the audience from Arizona wanted to talk about the rates the federal raids. She said we're a nation of laws were also a nation of immigrants have to balance -- she called for an immigration Scott Downs in Cambridge.