A new report led by members of the 9/11 Commission gives the U.S. a “C” for WMD prevention efforts. A look at what’s needed to counter potential terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction, and how secure nuclear materials are around the world.

Guests

  • Brian Michael Jenkins senior adviser, the RAND Corporation; author of the new book, "Will Terrorists Go Nuclear?"
  • Brian Finlay senior associate, The Henry L. Stimson Center; coauthor of the Partnership for a Secure America's "WMD Report Card: Evaluating U.S. Policies to Prevent Nuclear, Chemical, & Biological Terrorism Since 2005"
  • David Albright former U.N. nuclear weapons inspector and president of the Institute for Science and International Security
  • James Kitfield senior correspondent, "National Journal" magazine.

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