CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 2002
View other clips in this broadcast →
(Saint Paul: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The discovery in Al Qaeda safe houses in Afghanistan of plans for more American targets for terrorist attacks examined. [Washington Representative Norm DICKS - says we have to take the threats seriously.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says we will be surprised again.] The problems for the intelligence community in that what Al Qaeda is planning is not really known noted.
(Saint Paul: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Washington Governor Gary Locke and New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly about Al Qaeda attack plans. [From Olympia, WA, LOCKE - describes the pictures that were discovered in al Qaeda caves; says we cannot relax our guard; explains working with the federal authorities, but there have been no creditable threats against Washington state; says the state has been pro-active in responding to security problems; indicates all the states need held from the federal government to cover the cost of increased security.] [KELLY - says police are deployed where the economic conference is being held; says the city is prepared for any protests like those held in Seattle.]