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-- the first chairman of the senate homeland security committee for two separate governor's right after 9/11.
Very helped write nearly all the major laws relating to Homeland Security in New York City the number one target of all the terrorist Michael your reaction to what we saw -- Boston.
Well when you see is that it is a marathon presents the hardest thing to protect because 26 miles.
Lots and lots of people there's no choke points be able to see who's coming in with what what they're carrying.
Everybody is looking inside the race therefore if you movement in the aft skirt should probably plan something.
As one of the things we word about the most these.
Big public events and -- controlled environment even though you had the cameras to see.
If some was dropping of -- to be an essential locations and what's that going on 41 and fifth.
It's still that Tommy react to -- not be enough time to stop maybe cameras are really forensic can obviously tell you what's going on afterwards.
Unless you have some kind of a hit with a as a database and have really good facial recognition which is not.
Which should be technologically but if you could pick out somebody in the crowd maybe -- -- intercept them the chances of that happening.
I'm very very hard because you gotta match against -- known database.
And that is very hard to do to construct regularly -- before -- between ten to fifteen different terror attacks that have been stopped one of which the Times Square bomber some -- comparing this to the Times Square bomber how does remind you.
Of that well it's the same type of opportunity attack.
Where you get -- for an event Tim and -- and qualifies as a -- it was a wonderfully warm.
Spring night and Davis -- literally thousands of people and in Times Square to this guy drives a car in and Nash hit mass casualties.
What's so chilling about this isn't it -- maybe get screwed up but but in both cases there was anti personnel something on the ball bearings shrapnel.
The designed to hurt people.
-- people who say okay this is hey this is a wildcat operational this is a Middle Eastern operation this is al-Qaeda operation when you see that you explosions within thirteen seconds of each other right the same vicinity what is -- about voting for and it's I think that there is somebody knows what they're doing somebody -- either.
Pick up something off the net if they're if they're robe which is the worst it would have been trained by somebody else to go -- -- themselves.
What this is in fact some coordinated attack a Qaeda need to win in the needing a win for years have been able to do.
Any successful campaign.
To something like this would be right in your wheel house so that does happen.
Since then do you believe that person acts alone can you get a bump that you locations and detonate them virtually the same time and it takes a lot of coordination but you know the.
The management and information material on the web as -- both how to build a bomb had -- and it is astounding.
And unfortunately it's out there and if you know anything about nations.
Maybe you put that to put that together might of people look at -- Boston put new York and Washington also wanted to a degree of lockdown again for the Celtic game last night in Boston.
What do you -- the right thing to do what's overreacting thing to do.
I think right now to the fact that you don't you take a look at the iconic.
Structures -- from places where would be yet another.
Really good message for the big guys to statue of liberty and eleven.
Anyway they had -- -- -- public transportation as a part of a cop people's fears that's one of the things that's a good thing.
It is to see what else is out there because you don't know if there -- other things but it's what what we're doing is we're trying to say.
How do we make sure there that he knows -- on top of -- and it -- protecting everything in the meantime.
Just work -- that crunching.
Trying to pick up.
Know what when devices like what was your signature and how they were made where does that leave you and of course what is -- -- with the camera shows in this instance we have too much information.
You have too much did you get too many calls -- saying.
I saw this I saw that so it's gonna take a lot of time to sit through that right guys like you -- the -- in in Georgia that Michael they'll use you as a resource -- as the story developed.
By the about voting for -- with security advisor here in New York thanks so much --
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