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Libya / US Consulate Attack / A Discussion / McCain Interview #1032653

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Suzanne Kelly) CNN's breaking news on the capture of a man {Ali Hazri‡} linked to the attack on the US consulate in Libya, who is being held in Tunisia, how the Benghazi attack was reported to the administration early, why the intelligence information did not come out earlier discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former CIA agent Bob Baer and national security consultant Fran Townsend about Libya. [On phone, TOWNSEND - comments on the e-mails sent to the State Department about events on the ground in Libya; explains the role of extremist fighters going to other countries like Libya.] [BAER - explains the significance of the suspect being a Tunisian: indicates we are dealing with a regional organization.] [KELLY - talks about the role of Al Qaeda in Iraq.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Senator John McCain about Libya. [McCAIN - talks about an Al Qaeda group being behind the attacks on the consulate; comments on the facts and the contradictions within the government and Congress has been told nothing by the government.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - talks about the complexity of the attack.]

Reporter(s):
Suzanne, Anderson Cooper,;
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:15:30

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