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Terror fears at the Olympics
February 6th, 2014
05:11 PM ET

Terror fears at the Olympics

Tonight on Crossfire, terror threats continue to put the Sochi Olympic games in jeopardy. Can we trust the Russians to keep our athletes safe?

At 6:30pm ET Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) join Newt Gingrich and guest host Sally Kohn.

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We want you to weigh in on tonight’s Fireback question: Would you feel safe traveling to Sochi?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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  1. james

    its no safer in america than russia its about the same so its no big deal

    February 6, 2014 at 10:45 pm | Reply
  2. George Taylor@(CO)

    Im not very good with Politics as person I still think the way things should be as it was @ the time USA / Russia use to be ? I trust no-one except my Higher Power Thus i know will keep them Safe!!!

    February 6, 2014 at 9:57 pm | Reply
  3. Julie Connell

    Personally, I have NO faith in the Russians in keeping the athletes safe. It's hard to know who to suspect. Can anybody tell what a terrorist LOOKS like??

    February 6, 2014 at 8:14 pm | Reply
  4. Jessica McGwin

    Well we can not trust our own people. Just look at the past 2 yrs. I think they have a better chance in Russia. To my knowledge the FSB has not gone to the press and " provided a service to the world". If it is one thing they can at least keep tight ranks. More than I can say for US right now. They actually have uncompromising intelligence

    February 6, 2014 at 7:16 pm | Reply
  5. Andrey

    So how much fear mongering and anti-Russian lies and smear can CNN produce?
    Does it want to start a WWIII: it sounds like it, it will not be happy with anything less!

    February 6, 2014 at 7:01 pm | Reply
  6. Lee

    I think the IOC were nuts for approving the Olympics where they are in the first place. I mean besides the absurdity in putting the winter olympics in a city with palm trees, its merely a stones throw away from one of the most dangerous regions in the whole country. I already feel bad enough for the athletes, I think anyone willing to put their lives on the line to watch some competition are making a silly decision.

    February 6, 2014 at 6:55 pm | Reply
  7. Jordan

    Safe? No. When traveling to the site? No. While in the "secure area"? No, given that someone may fire a rocket or mortar round into the area, fly a model airplane with a bomb or chemical or biological agents into the area, bring in biological agents for release in the area, etc.

    February 6, 2014 at 6:54 pm | Reply
  8. chris

    if a terrorist attack happens can we americans sit here and say it never happened it was planned out by the government(Russian) like they did when the boston bombing happened and all the Russians said it was fake and acted out by the united states government

    February 6, 2014 at 6:42 pm | Reply
  9. liberal disease

    they shield have an olympic event who can kill the most terrorists

    February 6, 2014 at 6:39 pm | Reply
  10. glenview0818

    CNN Fox msnbc will do just about anything to destroy the olympics, then to add insult to injury our President will not attend in some twisted protest move. Why must the media destroy this great event.

    February 6, 2014 at 6:26 pm | Reply
  11. hitman

    More Obama bs!

    February 6, 2014 at 6:17 pm | Reply
  12. scranton

    Geesh everybody grow a pair and just enjoy the olympics. The radical islamist must be laughing their heads off.

    February 6, 2014 at 5:54 pm | Reply

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