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Yemen / Terrorism / USS Cole Bombing / Afghanistan #433011

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 19, 2000
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Aden, Yemen: Walter Rodgers) The progress in the investigation into the bombing of the USS Cole in port in Yemen featured; scenes shown of the ship being worked on. [FBI director Louis FREEH - describes what happened to the ship.] [Yemen President Ali Abdullah SALEH - (thru translator) blames elements from Afghanistan; says maybe Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden was involved.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Kandahar, Afghanistan: Nic Robertson) Videophone report from Afghanistan on bin Laden presented; details given of how the Afghanis would likely respond to an attack on bin Laden's camp.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) New focus on the extent of the threat in Yemen to the United States Navy examined. [Senator John WARNER - says the victims' families wonder why Yemen.] [Before Senate, former United States Central Command retired General Anthony ZINNI - explains why Aden was chosen as a port; says terrorism by a few men cannot be stopped.] [Senator Pat ROBERTS - raises questions about the USS Cole.] Threatening message from Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden noted.

McIntyre, Jamie;
Robertson, Nic;
Rodgers, Walter;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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