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March 11th, 2014
05:47 PM ET

Why hasn't technology located missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

(CNN) – New information surfaced Tuesday, indicating that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 traveled about an hour off course after its transponder stopped working. But it took four days for that information to emerge from a senior Malaysian Air Force official.

In a world where every move is tracked, how does an airplane just disappear? How is it possible that technology hasn't located this plane yet?

Executive editor for The Daily Beast, and non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institute's Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Noah Shachtman breaks it down for CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper.

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