The trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is charged with trying to detonate explosives hidden in underwear on a Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day 2009, began Tuesday. Gwen Ifill discusses the opening day of the case with WDET Public Radio's…
As growing al-Qaida activity in Yemen gives rise to increasing U.S. security concerns, Ray Suarez talks to correspondent Margaret Warner about her ongoing reporting trip in the Arabian Peninsula.
The suspect in the attempted Christmas Day bombing incident is speaking to authorities again, but some lawmakers are worried the administration's handling of the case poses a risk to national security. Jim Lehrer speaks with experts about how the U.S.
The November attack on Fort Hood and the failed plot to blow up a passenger jet on Christmas have renewed questions on how U.S. intelligence is analyzed and tracked. Judy Woodruff talks to a panel for more.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year-old Nigerian man accused of attempting to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas, entered a plea of not guilty during an arraignment in Federal court Friday. Ray Suarez discusses the arraignment with Paul Egan of…
President Obama took responsibility for the systemic failures that allowed a terror suspect to board a plane with an explosive, saying in a statement "the buck stops with me." Jim Lehrer talks to counter-terrorism experts and lawmakers for reaction.
President Obama on Thursday outlined the intelligence missteps that failed to prevent an attempted terrorist attack on Christmas Day, saying that while the incident was a systemic failure, "ultimately the buck stops with me."…
In other news, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was charged in his failed plot to blow up Flight 253 on Christmas, and U.S. drone attacks struck twice Wednesday in an al-Qaida stronghold in Pakistan, according to reports.
President Obama has made closing Guantanamo Bay a top priority. Yet as Margaret Warner reports, that effort has been complicated by the failed plot by an al-Qaida group in Yemen to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas.
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