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September 10th, 2010
02:00 PM ET

Poll: Bin Laden will never be caught, most Americans say

CNN Wire Staff

Washington (CNN) - Nearly nine years after the September 11 terror attacks, a record number of Americans believe the United States is unlikely ever to capture or kill Osama bin Laden, according to a new national poll.

A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Thursday reveals that 36 percent think the country is safer from terrorism than it was before the 2001 attacks.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans, however, are not personally worried about becoming a victim of terrorism. And most said they are prepared to deal with an attack if the worst should happen.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • Terrorism
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Papole

    Americas Most wanted has a better chance in catching Binladen, it's all politics they could of caught him long time ago!

    September 10, 2010 at 10:23 pm |
  2. Eneida lambert

    Yes, it is unlikely that Bin Laden will ever be caught. He is probably hiding in some cave in Pakistan or Afganistan and will never be found. He is probably is going to die there because he a coward and too afraid to come out of the hole!

    September 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm |
  3. Lanie

    He is a 53 year old on dialysis and we haven't been able to find him. He can't possibly move that fast.

    September 10, 2010 at 7:25 pm |
  4. schoen1

    He's probably not even alive anymore, anyway.

    September 10, 2010 at 7:12 pm |
  5. Tyler Starke

    Dude ... this guys been around since Desert Storm. He and his followers just laugh at our impudence .. and our impotence for that matter.

    September 10, 2010 at 6:23 pm |