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Terrorism / Al Qaeda / Zawahiri #1000223

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 16, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The announcement that Ayman al-Zawahiri has replaced Osama bin Laden as head of Al Qaeda reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Zawahiri profiled; details given about his background. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says it’s not a position anyone should aspire to.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN – states we will kill him like we did bin Laden.] [Author Lawrence WRIGHT††- notes he went to prison as a surgeon and came out a butcher.] A terrorist hit list targeting Americans that was posted on the internet discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:02:50

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