Georgetown University's Bruce Hoffman is an expert in terrorism studies. He tells host Aaron Schachter it's too early to tell whether these two suspects were self-radicalized, or radicalized by a larger movement.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attack was a wake-up call for cities across the country -- they needed to be ready for terrorism. By all indications thus far, the response of Boston police and fire officials is an example of how far cities have come in preparing for terrorism-inflicted disasters.
Cities around the world, including in the United States, know something of what Boston's going through. Indeed, in the decade since September 11th, 2001, city preparedness has come a long way. From New York, The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
The Pakistani Taliban are sending conflicting messages regarding their involvement with Times Square terror suspect Faisal Shahzad. Though initially claiming involvement in the attempted attack, the group now denies it.
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.
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.
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