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Terrorism / Bin Laden Documents #1021098

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The release of secret documents from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††'s Pakistan compound seized when he was killed featured; details given about his call for attacks on Americans, a plot using poison, suicide operations, his wish to assassinate President Obama without targeting Vice President Joe Biden and his interest in the media battle. [Rand Corp. Seth JONES - calls bin Laden a micromanager.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- likens bin Laden's final days to those of Adolf Hitler.] Al Qaeda's call online for forest fires in the US using an ember bomb noted. [CAL FIRE battalion chief Julie HUTCHINSON†- says we have to take it seriously.] The poison plot discussed.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:50

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