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Terrorism / US Targets #1052913

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 06, 2013
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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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