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Saudi Arabia / Truck Bombing / Terrorism / Eglin Air Force Base #408257

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Dammam, Saudi Arabia: Christiane Amanpour) The truck bombing in Saudi Arabia reintroduced; scenes shown from the bombing area.

(Washington: Ralph Begleiter) The background to terrorism in the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia, examined. [Saudi Arabia analyst Sandra MACKEY - says there has been an influx of the outside world into a country not ready for it.] The reaction of ardent Muslims to the strengthening ties of Saudi Arabia to the West and the use of terrorism to express that opposition outlined. [Former assistant Secretary of State Richard MURPHY, special assistant to Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel Al JUBEIR - comment on the aspects of the Saudi dissidents.]

(Dammam, Saudi Arabia: Christiane Amanpour; Studio: Bernard Shaw) The question of how the truck carrying the bomb got so close to the housing complex discussed briefly.

(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.

(Eglin Air Force Base: Bonnie Anderson) The stationing of members of the 33rd Fighter Wing unit based at Eglin Air Force Base in Saudi Arabia noted. [Victim Patrick Fennig's brother Paul FENNIG, mother Cassie FENNIG - react to their loss.] [United States Air Force 33rd Fighter Wing Colonel David DEPTULA - offers the unit's view on the tragic loss.]

Reporter(s):
Amanpour, Christiane;
Anderson, Bonnie;
Begleiter, Ralph;
Shaw, Bernard;
Sweeney, Fionnuala
Duration:
00:09:40

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