Morell: ‘It’s Just a Matter of Time Before We See Attacks of This Size’ in the U.S.

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Friday on “CBS This Morning,” while discussing the terror attack that resulted in 84 deaths and over 100 injuries in Nice, France, former CIA deputy director Mike Morell said, “I think it’s just a matter of time before we see attacks of this size here in the United States.” Morell said, “I think things are going to get worse before they get better. As we put more pressure on them in Iraq and Syria, they’ll have a greater incentive to conduct attacks, inspire attacks because they want to show they’re still relevant. And as we’re more successful in Iraq and Syria, all those thousands and thousands of fighters who went there are going to start coming home. So you’ll see more all those people who went there, were trained, have military experience, come back home, conduct very serious attacks.” He added, “I think it’s just a matter of time before we see attacks of this size here in the United States. I have no doubt about that. We’re going to have to adjust to their tactics. The use of a vehicle as a weapon is something that terrorists have talked about for a long time. DHS/FBI put out a report