Security Expert: ISIS, Al Qaeda In A Race To See Who Can Attack NYC First

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Reverberations from the Paris terror attack are being felt here in the Big Apple.

The NYPD is on high alert as it guards senstive spots. The FBI is investgating local terror links and its experts say ISIS and al Qaeda are in a race to strike here, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Friday.

From the French consulate to synagogues to transit hubs to news organizations in Times Square, the NYPD has visibly increased security in New York City following the attack on a newspaper in Paris.

Experts told Kramer the worry is real because of the changing face of terror in the world, and because New York City remains the number one terror target on the planet.

“There’s a race going on between al Qaeda and ISIS. Whoever gets to that end game first is going to get bigger resources,” security expert Manny Gomez said, adding…

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