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PBS NewsHour | How Unusual Was Infiltration Effort That Stopped Bomb Plot? | PBS

Duration: 06:56
Program: PBS NewsHour #10324
Broadcast Date: May. 9, 2012

A would-be bomber who was supposed to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner turned out to be a Saudi who had infiltrated al-Qaida's Yemen-based branch. Jeffrey Brown, NPR's Dina Temple Raston and security consultant Philip Mudd discuss what details are known about the operation and how it compares with other counterterrorism efforts.

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Post Date: May 9, 2012