CIA thwarts new plan to attack plane
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:57
- Date May 9, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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-- -- CIA work we've been telling you all morning long the CIA foiling yet another plot to attack US bound planes this time.
The would be underwear bomber two was actually CIA informant.
Who worked as a double agent to thwart the plan.
This morning officials warn that those in new and improved bombs.
Are still out there still look -- so.
What are we doing here at home -- -- taking precautions to keep a safe.
Joining us right now far boy's legal analyst Peter Johnston at right field kid we we could have been detecting these thousand now detectives about.
It's that the problem is this more questions than answers is our security into chaos or should we have confidence -- in this point.
First there wasn't a risk we heard there was no risk there were no credible threats.
Then we heard there was.
Now we -- no there really was not because we had a double agent and even if we didn't have a double agent.
We have certain procedures that are in place that can present a prevent these things will what I've -- in those procedures.
What is that technology.
Do our scanners and there are certain certainly not enough for them will they detect.
This type of a bomb and some scientists are saying.
Is some countries like Germany have rejected the scanners.
I'm that we use here in the United States is saying that they have faults alarms so when we fly.
Should we believe that there are denials of credible threats should we have confidence in our system.
What is the government doing and why do we know right about this double agent -- -- why does the world know about this double agent.
Why do we not know whether there are other bombs what happened so our government.
Chris what would happen is -- as you know the -- CAC please hold onto and they did it did but on Monday they stopped holding onto it after the drone strike we believe.
They'd kill one of the guys and -- we want to get the whole time but the question is.
This double agents said they -- more than one he's in our custody right now giving us more information debrief now going to quit the LA times so the question is.
Who blew this up to worldly congressman king is already looking it's sure to investigate as chairman of the Homeland Security -- well the FBI should be be looking at this.
Right now right -- this is a huge.
And once and in.
A coup but and -- also an intelligence stand here that the world should know the holidays is still.
Associated Press didn't fabricate this that he says it -- is reporting what someone.
To hold them.
So cool and the government told them and what we all over that the second issue is we're almost three years out from the first underwear.
Has tech technology.
Improved to the extent that we can say with confidence to the flying public TU and to me into our families.
It's mind -- to get on the -- doing minimize the challenges saudis it's a great challenge because there's no metallic in this bomb but -- -- ten year challenge it's it's it's the significantly the same bomb.
I haven't seen it I don't know they say it's more sophisticated.
But it's the same prototype right of the earlier bomb what are we doing to ensure that this does not.
Happen again and what are we doing to ensure the get to the bottom of the why is this front page news.
Across the country.
And across the world about it Doubleday could you take -- before they can pick everybody I'm not interested knowing about a double agent I get interest -- -- -- as a credible threat.
And making it independent determination about whether I -- my family get on a plane.
On a certain date bottom line is it's gonna take the el Al personal interrogations to understand to -- Tim I don't know -- I don't know then perhaps you need some kind of better profiling not in terms of right religion.
Or ethnicity but in terms of -- determining who was.
Who is a hijacker and maybe bomber maybe step taken my shampoo every time I try to travel thanks so much Peter Jackson junior coming in footage.
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