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Comparing Ferdaus And Holmes: What Do These Cases Teach Us About Law Enforcement?06:18
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This photo combination shows a variety of facial expressions of James E. Holmes during his appearance at Arapahoe County District Court on Monday. (AP)
This photo combination shows a variety of facial expressions of James E. Holmes during his appearance at Arapahoe County District Court on Monday. (AP)

One defendant is charged with the murder of twelve in Colorado. The other defendant is charged with attempting to blow up the Pentagon and the Capitol Building. One of them was never on any law enforcement radar. The other was accompanied the whole way by undercover agents. WBUR's David Boeri draws the comparison that raises troubling questions for those engaged in counter terrorism.

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  • David Boeri, WBUR reporter

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This segment aired on July 24, 2012.

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