[Sean King for Shaw Media]
[Gen. David Petraeus speaks at Aurora University in Aurora on Oct. 24.]
“As you heard, he had an interesting response, and it was something I wanted to hear and I wanted my students to hear,” Dial said. “He said you have to divide it into sections. There’s the ongoing extremist threat in America and beyond that, and the threats of certain countries in the world, such as North Korea, Russia and Iran, and then cyber crimes that can come from a state or individuals or a government agency.
“But he said the biggest threat is the extreme partisanship in America and the inability of the government to compromise. And, we’re such a divided nation now, and we’re not meeting some of the challenges we face very well.”