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Syria / ISIS Execution / Sotloff / A Discussion #1071224

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Brian Todd) The new clues from the ISIS video of the executions in Syria of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley examined; video clip shown. [Former CIA counterterrorism analyst Aki PERITZ†- explains how the eyes are the key to identifying the hooded man and why this masked man did not do the execution.] [Terrorism analyst Paul CRUIKSHANK†- explains the recruiting appeal of these ISIS videos.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and former CIA/FBI official Philip Mudd about the identification process. [TOWNSEND - predicts the hooded man will be identified from known samples.] [MUDD - agrees the man will be identified, but it is unlikely he will be found because he is a low-level guy who will not be coming home.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Todd, Brian

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