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Terrorism / Washington, DC / Khalifi #1017701

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The FBI’s arrest of Amine el-Khalifi††, who was planning to carry out a suicide bombing at the Capitol, featured; details given about Khalifi’s background, his plan involving a suicide vest and the FBI sting operation; scenes shown of the garage where he was arrested; courtroom sketches by Dana Verkouteren† shown.

(Studio: Scott Pelley, John Miller) Terror plots inside the US, the influence of Al Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki and the evidence in the Khalifi case discussed; graph shown.

Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip;
John, Scott Pelley,

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