Patrick Skinner

Soufan Group

Guest

Director of Special Projects at the Soufan Group, a strategic security consulting firm; former CIA case officer in Iraq and Afghanistan, before that with US Air Marshals and the US Capitol Police

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Less than 48 hours after some  bombs went off and others were discovered  in New Jersey and New York City, Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested after a shootout in Linden, New Jersey.

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