President Obama's chief counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, said Sunday that two bombs discovered inside of cargo packages sent from Yemen through Dubai and Britain were intended to blow up the planes that were carrying them. We examine the bomb plot, air cargo security and ongoing concern over al-Qaida in Yemen.
Air Cargo Bomb Plot
Gregory Treverton, director of the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security and former vice chair of the National Intelligence Council
Rick Ozzie Nelson, director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington
Douglas Laird, president of Laird & Associates, an aviation security consultancy and former security director at Northwest Airlines