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Better protection needed for the president in a time of war [Letter]

In the wake of President Barack Obama's declaration of war on ISIS and the fact that several dozen ISIS members with American citizenship are believed to have already re-entered the country, along with the near simultaneous multiple failures of the Secret Service to properly protect Mr. Obama, I believe it is time to do with the White House what was done during World War II. During that era the roof of the White House was protected by both sandbagged machine gun emplacements as well as anti-aircraft artillery. Uniformed military were utilized to supplement Secret Service protection. Access to the White House via public tours was suspended. In other words, arrangements were made which reflected the increased level of potential danger to the president in a time of war. I believe similar precautions should betaken now, and soon.

Marc Raim, Baltimore

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