This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: John Berman) The campaigning by Cruz in Georgia shown. [Live in Kennesaw, CRUZ - speaks about immigration, border security; opposes amnesty & legalization.]
(Studio: John Berman) The replay tonight of the Republican debate noted.
(Studio: John Berman) The terrorism charges against Enrique Marquez, friend of shooter Syed Farook, reviewed; details given about the Farook-Marquez relationship going back 10 years ago, the radicalization of Marquez, the two terrorism plots, the December shooting.
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with George Washington University extremism program dir. Lorenzo Vidino, & CNN's Philip Mudd about Marquez & Farook & terrorism. [VIDINO - offers views on a mentor radicalizing Marquez; explains the difficulty of tracking "keyboard warriors" online.] [MUDD - comments on the problematic timeline of this terrorism event, how terrorists' mistakes lead to them being found out.]
(Studio: John Berman, Fareed Zakaria; Washington: John King) Obama's message to the American people about terrorism & security, how today was "trademark" Obama, which can be a detriment to his image as the Republicans pose the anti-Obama, what he should/should not explain to the people about the "cost" of terrorism discussed.
(Atlanta: Elizabeth Cohen) The warnings from a former Al Qaeda recruiter to the US about dealing with terrorism presented; video clips shown. [In disguise, "Abu HUMIYA"@- explains ISIS videos versus those from the US government: the imagery, the animation, the graphics versus the government preachy approach.] [Middle East Research Inst. Alberto FERNANDEZ@- explains the small government operation of messages.] [State Department Richard STENGEL@- says it is a difficult challenge for slow-moving government.]
(Miami: Randi Kaye) The reward for missing Texas teen Ethan Couch, who fled probation after his drunk driving killing of four for which he used the "affluenza" defense, featured; Couch video & court testimony from Ethan & his father shown; details given about the Couch family & the lack of discipline of Ethan.
(Studio: John Berman, Jeffrey Toobin) The law, the Couch family, their criminal records & sense of entitlement, the legal troubles for mother & son discussed.
(Studio: Jason Carroll) The shutdown of the entire school system in Augusta County, Virginia, over a geography class homework assignment about Islam examined; Arabic calligraphy lesson shown; details given about the hateful e-mails. [Parent Chuck LAYMAN@, mother Kimberly HERNDON@, STUDENT - complain.] A statement from the school superintendent quoted. [Council on Islamic-American Relations Corey SAYLOR@- cites the anti-Islamic hysteria.]