The Hunt: 25 years after the first World Trade Center bombing, ‘soft targets’ are still a problem

WASHINGTON — Twenty-five years ago this week (Feb. 26) the first World Trade Center attack — one of the first U.S. soft target terror attacks — took place.

In this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Fred Burton, vice president of intelligence at Stratfor and the leader of the team that caught mastermind Ramzi Yousef, recalls the event and Yousef’s capture two years later.

Soft targets remain 'the holy grail of terror' (Fred Burton of Stratfor speaks with WTOP's J.J. Green)
J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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