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(Studio: Lester Holt) The dual US commando raids in Africa targeting terrorism leaders in Libya and Somalia introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The counterterrorism missions by US special operations forces reviewed; scenes and diagrams shown from Trpiloi, Libya, where terrorist Abu Anas al-Libi, linked to the 1998 embassy bombings, was captured; details given of the mission in Somali aimed at Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Godane, linked to the Kenya mall massacre, that faced a firefight. [Secretary of State John KERRY - says Al Qaeda cannot hide.] [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY- cites the fear against Somalians coming to the US.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live discussion held with counterterrorism analyst Michael Leiter about the captured terrorist in Libya. [LEITER - says after Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, US security forces disbanded allowing Al Qaeda freer rein.]
- Holt, Lester;
- Miklaszewski, Jim
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