FBI Uncovers 'Dirty Bomb' Plot


Guests:

Steve Inskeep
*NPR National Security Correspondent

Andrew Karam
*Radiation Safety Officer, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.

Walter Pincus
*Reporter, The Washington Post (covers national security affairs)

Jay Farrar
*Military Analyst, Center for Strategic and International Studies (participated in a simulated "dirty" nuclear explosion in March, 2002)

Doug Kmiec
*Constitutional Law Professor & Dean of Catholic University Law School, Washington, D.C.

The FBI has arrested a U.S. citizen with an alleged al Qaeda connection. The man is suspected of plotting to build and detonate a radioactive "dirty" bomb in an attack in the United States. Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation for the latest news on this arrest and a discussion about the "dirty" bomb.

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