Bruce Hoffman

Why wasn't Christmas bomber on no-fly list?

The man who attempted to detonate explosives aboard Northwest Flight 253 had been reported to the U.S. embassy in Abuja, Nigeria. Bruce Hoffman, a professor at Georgetown University, says U.S. security still needs improvement.

Global Politics

Busting the Would-Be Bombers

The Takeaway is continuing its coverage of the foiled New York City terror plot. How did operatives infiltrate the group and quash their plans? We turn to Bob Hennelly, a reporter at WNYC, and to Bruce Hoffman, a terrorism expert at the RAND corporation.