Al-Qaeda link to Florida military base shooting

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 4:22pm


Six months after the deadly shooting at a US military base in Pensacola, Florida, FBI investigators uncovered cellphone evidence linking the shooter, a Saudi air force trainee, to al-Qaeda. According to officials, the trainee who killed three US sailors and wounded eight others, was in touch with a suspected al Qaeda operative. Host Marco Werman speaks with Matthew Levitt, director of counterterrorism and intelligence at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.