Homeland Security Secretary

 
 

Janet Napolitano, System worked, Christmas day terrorist attack, Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Al-Qaida, Arabian Peninsula, PETN glycol based explosives, Face the Nation, Homeland Security Secretary

I heard Janet Napolitano say the following while I was recently on the road, in response to questions about security, in the wake of the terrorist attack on Christmas day. I just shook my head in disbelief then and now. “One thing I’d like to point out is that the system worked.” After much criticism, Napolitano has changed her story. From Sphere, December 28, 2009. “Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility for Attempted US Attack” “Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner on ChristmasRead More