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Terrorism / Worldwide Alert / Al Qaeda / A Discussion #1049340

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 05, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Intelligence indications that prompted the worldwide terrorism alert with embassies still closed examined; details given about contacts between Ayman al-Zawahiri and the head of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Cruickshank and Peter Bergen and former CIA/FBI official Philip Mudd† about the terrorism threat. [CRUICKSHANK - talks about Al Qaeda in Yemen.] [BERGEN - says Zawahiri is reaching out because the leadership has been decimated thus the outreach to Yemen; comments on the devastation from drone strikes against Yemen; notes this alert is related to the Benghazi attack.] [MUDD - says the intelligence is credible, but the threat is not like that earlier: be concerned but not overreact.]

Cooper, Anderson

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