The War on Terror Before and After London Attacks

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photoToday's deadly attacks in London are a sobering reminder of how vulnerable the world is to terrorist attacks.

British Prime Minister Tony Blair called the attacks "barbaric." U.S. President Bush said the world "will not yield to the terrorists" and that they would be brought "to justice."

As news continues to unfold about today's deadly London blasts, hear a conversation with terrorism experts on where the battle against Al-Qaeda stands now and if it's a war the world can win.


Richard Wolffe, White House correspondent for Newsweek, covering the G8 summit

Jessica Stern, lecturer at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, author of "Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill"

Michael Scheuer, former CIA analyst and author of "Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror "

Daniel Byman, director of security studies at Georgetown University

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on July 7, 2005.


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