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Afghanistan and Sudan / Terrorism / United States Attacks #181842

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 21, 1998
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The issue of the impact of yesterday's strike on terrorist Osama bin Laden introduced.

(Studio: John Miller) Bin Laden's guns and money featured; details given of the extent of his operation. [Terrorism expert Ken KHATZMAN, National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - comment on bin Laden's wide-ranging capabilities.] How bin Laden uses his wealth to solidify his power and to organize other terrorist groups into the International Islamic Front explained. [Bin LADEN - (thru translator) talks about the jihad against Jews.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The international concern about President Clinton's credibility and influence overseas because of his personal problems examined. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - supports the US.] [Russian President Boris YELTSIN - (thru translator) comments.] [On BBC, REPORTER - cites the skepticism about the timing and the Monica Lewinsky affair.]

Cochran, John;
Miller, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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