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CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem is a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, a former assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration and founder of Kayyem Solutions, a security consulting firm. She is the host of the "Security Mom" podcast and author of a forthcoming book, "Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Chicago, where were you? In all the finger-pointing that has gone on since Friday night's planned Chicago rally for Donald Trump -- and the debate over whether Trump or the protesters are to blame for security concerns and, later, after the rally was canceled, clashes in the streets -- the responsibility of public safety entities has gone largely unexamined.