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Two recent al Queda arrests in Pakistan led to heightened terror alerts for New York, Washington, and Newark, New Jersey. We’ll talk about some of the practical and political implications of the latest terror warning.
- Bruce Hoffman director of the RAND Corporation's Washington, DC office. He holds the RAND Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency, and is author of "Inside Terrorism."
- Larry Johnson international security consultant, former deputy director of counter-terrorism at the State Department
- Stephen Flynn President of the Center for National Policy. He is a former senior fellow with the National Securities Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "America the Vulnerable" and "The Edge of Disaster."
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