The Airport Security Balancing Act

After a deadly attack at the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale airport on Jan. 6, questions have been raised about whether it’s necessary to extend airport security perimeters. But how far is too far? And will an expanded perimeter actually stop another incident like the Florida attack, or are there other factors to consider?

Joining host Eddie Arruza in conversation are Jeffrey Cramer, former federal prosecutor and managing director of the Berkeley Research Group consulting firm; Cecile Shea, nonresident senior fellow on security and diplomacy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; and terrorism expert Tom Mockaitis, professor of history at DePaul University.


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