The Hunt: Ricin attacks, what’s old is new

WASHINGTON — Recently two suspicious packages arrived at the Pentagon’s mail screening facility that. After testing, it was revealed they contained a precursor for ricin, a dangerous poison.

In this week’s edition of “The Hunt” with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, Robin Simcox, Margaret Thatcher fellow at the Heritage Foundation, noted that a case of actual ricin use in Europe in May could have created the opportunity for lone wolves in the U.S. to learn how to use the deadly poison.

Robin Simcox: 'A significant story that has not really received attention in the media that it probably should have' (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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