A Look At Cargo Security As Al-Qaida Promises New Attacks02:34
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Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula is threatening to launch a series of small attacks, similar to the failed plot in late October, when two bombs from Yemen were found on cargo planes bound for the U.S. In the group's English language magazine, "Inspire," al-Qaida says the plot was a "bargain" that cost them just over $4,000, yet cost the West billions in new security measures.  Doug Laird, president of the aviation security consulting group Laird & Associates, explains how cargo is screened and discusses whether our security measures are tough enough.

This segment aired on November 23, 2010.

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