NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 2012
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(Capitol: Pete Williams) The FBI’s arrest of Amine el-Khalifi, who was planning to carry out a suicide bombing at the Capitol, featured; scenes shown of agents at Khalifi’s home; courtroom sketches by Dana Verkouteren shown; details given about Khalifi’s plan involving a suicide vest and the FBI sting operation. [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- says he wanted to be the martyr.] [Representative Peter KING- says his intention was to shoot Capitol police and go in and set off the vest.] The concern about single-person aspirational terrorist events discussed.
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