Cities Wary About “Orange Crush” Of Terror Alerts

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http://www.governing.com/articles/8secure.htm Experts have joined state and local officials to question the federal terror alert system, which places the nation under a general warning and drains resources from cash-strapped cities in the process, Governing Magazine reports. "It's stupid," says Jamie Metzl of the Council on Foreign Relations. "It doesn't make sense to say that because there's a threat against the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, people need to take special precautions in Wichita." In a cover story . . .

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