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Terrorism Plot / Arbabsiar #1008870

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) A terrorist plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador Adel al-Jubeir†† and a secondary plot targeting the Israeli embassy featured; photo shown of Iranian Manssor Arbabsiar†, who tried to hire an assassin in Mexico; courtroom sketch shown. [FBI director Robert MUELLER – says many lives would have been lost.] [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says the conspiracy was conceived, sponsored and directed from Iran.] [Middle East analyst Kenneth POLLACK†- says the details sound too salacious to be true.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – says this kind of action must be ended.] The likelihood of retaliation discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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