The Latest on the Cargo Plane Bomb Plot

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Officials in the United States and Britain are saying two highly sophisticated package-bombs were headed to the US from Yemen. The bombs traveled on four planes, two carrying passengers, until they were intercepted in Britain and Dubai. But how did a Saudi informant know enough to tip-off intelligence agencies? We hear about the bombs, airport security and the politics of Yemen.

Credits

Guests:
Scott Shane - New York Times - @ScottShaneNYT, Bernard Haykel - Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, Peter Bergen - CNN / New America Foundation - @peterbergencnn

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner