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Taking a rational look at the risk of threats

Terrorists thrive when they get more bang for their buck, and recent threats on high net worth individuals call for higher levels of security.

BROKEN, BUT UNBOWED: French flags hanging from windows of a building near the Invalides in Paris, France pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks during a national day of homage. France's resilience of spirit against the hardware of the terrorists reflects the global sentiment against threats to innocent individuals.

THE terrorist attacks in Paris last week that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more instilled fear in millions of people who weren't anywhere near the attacks. That, of course, is the point of terrorism.

The sheer randomness of the attacks will persuade some people who may be at