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Terrorism / Bin Laden Finances #650749

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) The money trail seeking sources of funds for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda reviewed; scenes shown from various raid sites linked to shadowy money transfer networks known as Al Taqwa and Al-Barakaat. [President BUSH - says we are taking another step in our fight against veil by shutting down the financial network.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - says money is the oxygen of terrorism.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Miller) This second wave of administration attacks on bin Laden's money reviewed; details given about wealthy Saudi businessman Yasin Qadi, who runs a charity group called Blessed Relief. [Former Clinton deputy assistant Secretary of State Jonathan WINER - says it will slow to track down the network of bankers.] [Sarah Lawrence College Middle Eastern Studies professor Fawaz GERGES - talks about suitcases of cash.]

Jennings, Peter;
Miller, John;
Moran, Terry

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