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photoFederal authorities say they have received detailed information on a purported Al-Qaeda terrorist threat that targets key financial sectors in New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C. The White House says new intelligence in the past 72 hours prompted the alert.

What are the facts behind the warnings? What does it say about how effectively the United States is fighting the war on terror? And is America prepared?

Tune in to hear a conversation on the newest terror threat to America's financial institutions.


Josh Meyer, covers terrorism for the Los Angeles Times

Juliette Kayyem, senior fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Stephen Flynn, author of " America the Vulnerable: How our Government is Failing to Protect Us From Terrorism," and senior fellow on National Security at The Council on Foreign Relations

Sean Gardiner, Police Bureau Chief, Newsday

Robert Block, covers homeland security for The Wall Street Journal

This program aired on August 2, 2004.


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