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News alert Boston's terror attack part of a critical discussion at two hearings on Capitol Hill this morning lawmakers.
Breaking down terror plots in America and ways to improve.
Counter terrorism efforts chief intelligence correspondent Catherine -- -- live in Washington with more Catherine what's at the heart of today's testimony.
A -- key issue today is whether political correctness allowed the alleged shooter at Fort Hood major Nadal has signed to murder thirteen of his fellow soldiers.
At a Texas based in 2009.
And -- more than forty others.
And whether political correctness meant the Boston bombers got a pass after the FBI's initial investigation.
Of the older brother -- -- if there on the left.
Fox News exclusively -- this prepared testimony from former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.
That reads in part quote.
In the present climate the message being conveyed from the top is that it is inappropriate to label someone as an Islamic extremist no matter how compelling the suspicions.
But you can't buy an enemy you don't acknowledge.
And Giuliani this morning testifying that this failure to call the threat by its name.
And to recognize radical Islam as a global movement has the effect of paralyzing law enforcement -- Katherine who are some of the other star witnesses expected today.
Well it's also important to note who is not testifying today.
Because a short time ago the chairman of the house homeland security committee saying the FBI.
Refuse to provide a witness who could explain this apparent failure to share information between the FBI and the local cops in Boston.
About the -- Knight Brothers.
Unfortunately the FBI has refused to appear.
And continues to refuse.
This -- appropriate requests.
For information and documents crucial to our investigation.
In -- what happened in Boston.
-- news makers today are the head of the national counterterrorism Matt Olson.
They -- on the left the NC TC was created after 9/11 to be the central clearinghouse for threat information targeting inside the US.
And his predecessor Michael Leiter who is just testifying now -- at the National Counterterrorism Center when the Fort Hood massacre took place.
A key question today given the new information about the NSA's data collection on American citizens.
Is how the suspects in both Boston and Fort Hood.
Slip through the net given they were so active on the web either contacting known terrorists are posting jihadist propaganda and these are the very flags the NSA programs.
Are supposed to pick up -- Intel apparently had eighteen different emails from major Nadal -- To Anwar -- lock -- overseas.
It's inexplicable thanks very much -- Iraq.
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