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NEW YORK (CNN) — Federal, state and municipal agencies staged an elaborate drill in the waters off New York City on Tuesday to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear or dirty-bomb attack on the city from the water.
“We’re a big city, and there are vulnerabilities,” said Ray Kelly, commissioner of the New York Police Department.
Agencies involved in Tuesday’s test took pains to emphasize that they did not undertake it because of a specific threat against the city. However, Kelly said the city was taking no chances after a proclamation years ago by Osama bin Laden. “We do kn
“It pays to advertise to a certain extent. We want anyone who would do us harm to know that we’re out there, that we have the capability to detect,” Kelly said.
the article wasn't posted until 7:41 PM EST if they wanted our enemies to know we are prepared? It would have made more sense to extensively advertise the drill before the event if that was their intent!
Eight government agencies participated in the drill, ranging from the NYPD to the U.S. Coast Guard. The exercise took place at the entrance of New York Harbor, just south of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge linking Staten Island to Brooklyn.