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Counterterrorism After the Brussels Attacks

If one failed shoe-bombing attempt at an airport prompted a widespread rule to remove shoes during security screenings, what will we take away from the terror attacks in Brussels?

Michael Weiss, senior editor at the Daily Beast and co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror (Regan Arts, 2015), discusses Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Belgium, how ISIS communications slip past law enforcement officials, and where counter-terrorism efforts go from here.


 2016-03-23  29m