Lessons learned from Mumbai

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Last week's terrorist attack on Mumbai was unsettling partially exposed the vulnerability of one of the worlds largest growing cities. Could the violent acts could actually strengthen counter-terrorism strategies the US? The Takeaway explores this with Paul Cruickshank. Cruickshank says that it may be more difficult to pull off this type of attack in the United States because we are protected by geography and demography. The American Muslim community is resistant to Al Qaeda's ideology and two oceans separate us from South East Asia. That said, the soft targets in the United States are just as vulnerable as anywhere around the world.


Paul Cruickshank


Kent DePinto

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