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Terrorism / Al Qaeda Plot / Intelligence / A Discussion #1049788

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the US interception of Al Qaeda coded messages between leaders Ayman al-Zawahiri and Nasir al-Wuyhashi‡ and US drone attacks on Al Qaeda in Yemen that may have killed Al Qaeda operatives reviewed. Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and Peter Bergen and former FBI agent Philip Mudd about intelligence. [In studio, TOWNSEND - says our intelligence capability has matured; comments on the drone attacks.] [Voice of MUDD - says the public should not have been informed about this intelligence; comments on the difficulty of terrorist communications.] [BERGEN - says Al Qaeda had elaborate codes before 9/11; assesses the latest threat and warnings about it.]
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