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-- wanted to avenge some of them Laden's death by murdering hundreds of Americans but now 21 year old -- -- the -- Is the Bangladeshi man he remains in custody now after the FBI foiled his plan to blow up the Federal Reserve in New York.
Yet another thwarted attack with ties to al-Qaeda is this proof that the radical terrorist organization is stronger than ever before or are they.
On their heels -- -- -- bill Gavin former assistant director of the FBI in new York and president of the Gavin group morning to you sir.
Good morning did.
Once again we're seeing cooperation.
It seems we are one step ahead of the terrorist at least on American soil may -- -- not abroad but what does it say.
About the war on terror broadly speaking.
Toward Kerry continues in and we have to constantly be aware.
Of what they are up to this is an individual you know we've seen a lot of homegrown terrorists recently.
This is kind of like amalgamation of -- homegrown terrorists and somebody who came to the country just had to.
Cause Havoc in the United States it it's a very very difficult set of circumstances.
And it points out.
That this has to be a better system for somebody coming into the United States on a student visa in January.
Who's out of that school.
Missouri coming back to -- New York to go to school how we track these kids when they do things like that.
Gonna do a better job but that does because it's all kinds of red flags when -- people come into the United States to do things like that.
Yeah absolutely will this -- says yeah he reportedly claims have had overseas connections.
To al-Qaeda single tell us what the status is now an al-Qaeda in this post -- laden -- -- -- world.
I think it's it's been obvious in ended.
The days gone by and a very good near past.
That -- cutter is alive and well.
Whether or not they have the same power that they had on 9/11.
Remains to be seen but they have not gone to sleep -- not dead.
They still recruiting people to do what they wanna do and look at look at -- main target has always been phenomenal since.
Is new York New York City.
And it's so great to see the cooperation it goes on today between the law enforcement and the intelligence agencies.
In order to prevent things like this from happen.
And one thing you can't avoid here is also the cooperation of the public somebody heard this individual.
Make some claims and went to the police as well so.
It's it's both spirit of cooperation among American citizens he and the expertise of the intelligence and mark was -- agencies.
That -- keeping things like this from happening but he can't go on foot ever.
We can't be on top of every single one of these situations it's it's difficult concept but it's true.
-- the erectile great police work great success story once again.
For the NYPD and everybody that they cooperate with but thanks so much for that warning this morning.
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