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Terrorism / Al Qaeda Bomb Plot / Double Agent #1021911

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Miller) More revelations about the double agent who infiltrated Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and foiled a bomb plot against US-bound airplanes presented; details given about the volunteer double agent's background, other bomb plots, the death of Fahd al-Quso killed by a drone strike and the future for Al Qaeda bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri. [Former CIA agent Phil MUDD††- says public safety wins; asks if the plot was leaked too early preventing the discovery of the bombmaker; states the double agent will get millions.] The possible damage to intelligence of the leak about this source discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Miller, John

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