This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Harris; no location given: Brian Ross) The incident of food poisoning on the plane that led to the pilot calling for help due to the recent Umar Abdulmutallab bomb plot & the background of privileged student Abdulmutallab & his radicalization that led him being on a terrorism watch list discussed.
(Studio: Dan Harris) The security breakdown that allowed a man with explosives to get on the plane introduced.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The questions about gaps in airline security examined; details given about the technology like body scanners & the resulting security concerns. [On "This Week," White House press secretary Robert GIBBS, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet NAPOLITANO - defend the security system.] [Former FBI counterterrorism agent Jack CLOONAN- says this should be not be explained as the system working.] [On Fox, Representative Peter HOEKSTRA - criticizes the administration.] What it means to be on a watch list discussed.
(Studio: Dan Harris) The focus on Yemen due to the Flight 253 bomb plot because that country has become a breeding ground for terrorism featured; details given about the attack on the USS Cole, the links between cleric Anwar al-Awlaki & Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan & Abdulmutallab, the poverty in Yemen & US military aid to Yemen. [US Army Intelligence Center commander Maj. Gen. John CUSTER- says Yemen is a recruiting ground for Al Qaeda; wonders if Yemen could become a failed state.] [On Fox, Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - says Yemen could be tomorrow's war.]
(London: Lama Hasan) The violent clashes in Iran between the regime & the opposition featured; scenes shown of cell phone video on the Internet of the anti-government demonstrations & police firing into the crowd.
(Chicago: Eric Horng) The problems for holiday travel due to the winter weather & the terrorism scare featured; scenes shown from O'Hare Airport in Chicago; details given about new security regulations. [Stranded travellers Rich MANCINI, Gregory LAKA- complain.] [Passengers Jessalyn SHAMESS, Jennie LLOYD, Elaine VONG, Wendy Mae LUM- react to the new rules.] [Stranded bus passenger Jerri LEE- complains.]
(New York: Stephanie Sy) How some drinking drivers are self-testing themselves with personal breathalyzers featured; industry statistics cited; details given about the issue of their reliability. [Wintergreen Research Susan EUSTIS- talks about the technology.] [AK SOLutions manager Charles LEE- talks about the breathalyzers as tools.] [Bar patron Jeremy TURNHILL- comments.]