Recent Security Breaches, Embarrassing or Something More?

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Highly publicized blunders have raised questions about security at the White House and at airport checkpoints nationwide. If the Tareq and Michaele Salahi could crash the State Dinner for the Prime Minister of India, were the Obamas and guests at risk?  When the Transportation Security Administration put an operations manual on-line, did would-be terrorists learn anything new? The President has ordered government agencies to be more transparent. Will that "openness" lead to future mistakes that erode public safety? If the Obama administration seems weak on national security, will that create a new political reality in an election year? 

Credits

Guests:
Patrick Smith - AskThePilot.com - @AskThePilot, Brian Jenkins - RAND Corporation - @BrianMJenkins, David Silverberg - Editor, Homeland Security Today, Ari Schwartz - Vice President and COO, Center for Democracy and Technology

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Karen Radziner