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Terrorism / Washington, DC / Khalifi #1017680

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(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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