Another attempted terrorist attack in New York City – one that seems to have been unsuccessful largely because we got lucky.
Fifty three hours after an attempted car bombing in New York’s Times Square, a suspect Faisal Shahzad is caught as he tries to leave the country. Was there a failure in intelligence? Why was he allowed to board the plane and how did he give FBI surveillance the slip?
Attorney General Eric Holder sits down with This Week anchor Jake Tapper in his first Sunday morning interview to share the latest on the investigation. We’ll also cover whether a New York trial for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is still in play and how the Obama Justice Department will address Arizona’s immigration law? Attorney General Eric Holder, Sunday on This Week.
And, in a This Week EXCLUSIVE interview, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani explains why he thinks the accused bomb suspect should be declared an enemy combatant. Should terror suspects lose their Miranda rights and be stripped of their citizenship? Is a criminal approach to terrorism making America less safe? The man who has been called America’s Mayor – the mayor of New York City on September 11, 2001 -- Rudy Giuliani, only on This Week.
Plus, our roundtable, George Will, Shelby Steele of the Hoover Institution, prominent author and journalist Robin Wright of the U.S. Institute of Peace and John Podesta of the Center for American Progress will take on the Times Square scare. They’ll also address the other big stories of the week: Did the Obama administration’s respond quickly enough to the BP oil spill? Will the Greek debt crisis hobble the U.S. economic recovery? That and all the week’s politics, Sunday on This Week. You won’t want to miss it.