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Al-Qaida Agent Seen at Heart of Bombing Plan

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Al-Qaida Agent Seen at Heart of Bombing Plan

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Al-Qaida Agent Seen at Heart of Bombing Plan

Al-Qaida Agent Seen at Heart of Bombing Plan

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As law-enforcement officials in the United Kingdom delve into an alleged plot to strike at trans-Atlantic flights, the role of an al-Qaida operative is becoming clearer. Paul Wilkinson, chairman of Scotland's Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (at the University of St. Andrews) offers his insights to Scott Simon.