As this chart clearly shows, the United States is not facing an increasing threat from terrorism. The blue best fit line actually shows a trend of fewer terrorist attacks over the years.
At last night’s Republican debate, presidential candidate Ted Cruz declared that, “The world is getting much more dangerous. We’ve had seven years with Barack Obama in the oval office, a commander-in-chief that is unwilling even to acknowledge the enemy we’re facing. This is a president
There are dangers in the world, but the world is not “full of dangerous, rogue nations seeking to do harm”. Actually, it’s mostly empty of them.