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Burkina Faso / Terrorism Attack #1094199

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 2016
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(Studio: John Berman; Nairobi: Robyn Kriel) Breaking news on a terrorism attack on a western hotel in Burkina Faso by an Al Qaeda group discussed; scenes shown from the site; details recalled of the similar attack on a Radisson hotel in Mali.

(Studio: John Berman; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The role of US military in assisting in French & local operations in Burkina Faso discussed. [Former CIA officer Bob BAER - explains the actions of this Al Qaeda group in a fragile country & the difficulties of retaking the hotel.] [On the scene, via phone, journalist Marina SPIRONETTI@- describes what is happening inside the hotel where the assault is ongoing.]

Berman, John;
Kriel, Robyn;
Starr, Barbara

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