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Iran / Secret Attacks / Strait of Hormuz #1014666

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) New concerns about secret Iranian attacks around the globe in retaliation for the assassination of five Iranian scientists featured; scenes shown from a bombmaking facility in Bangkok, Thailand, that blew up, Monday's attack on an Israeli car in India and in Georgia. [State Department spokeswoman Victoria NULAND†- expresses concerns about attacks.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says Iran is sending a message to Israel.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The importance of oil coming through the Strait of Hormuz noted; map and diagram of three US ships in the Lincoln carrier group shown.

(Aboard the USS Sterett: Martha Raddatz) A look from on board the USS Sterett in the strait presented; scenes shown from the shipping lane with approaching boats nearby. [Sterett Cmdr. Richard McDANIEL†- comments on the naval operation.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Ross, Brian;
Raddatz, Martha

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