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American Terrorism / A Discussion #1068802

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Terrorism by Americans introduced. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - talks about the American suicide bomber.]

(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The concerns that Americans trained in terrorism in the Middle East may come back home examined; details given about trying to identify Americans. [Asst. attorney general John CARLIN†- worries about them doing harm at home.] [Representative Adam SCHIFF†- talks about partnering with Europe.] The issue of undetectable bombs and Americans training in Syria discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend, former CIA/FBI agent Philip Mudd and Soufan Group's Robert McFadden about American terrorism. [TOWNSEND - talks about foreign fighters returning to the US and how it is hard to track these guys.] [MUDD - comments on the volume issue and the time issue; notes the need for partnerships and the civil liberties issues.] [McFADDEN - notes there is no frame of reference for the US and the problem of tracking those returning from fighting.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Starr, Barbara

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