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In Depth (Middle East / Arafat and Terror Funding) #699569

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tulkarm, West Bank: Martin Fletcher) The discovery of documents indicating that Palestinian Authority leader Yasir Arafat was funding terrorism examined; scenes shown of various terrorist attacks in Israel. [Israel army intelligence Col. Miri EISEN - says the money trail leads to terrorists; says Arafat is directly connected to the funding of terrorists.] [PLO legal advisor Michael TARAZI - asks where the evidence is that Arafat is linked to terrorism.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The funding of terrorist groups by people collecting money in the US examined; Hizballah propaganda video shown. [Federal prosecutor Kenneth BELL - says some proceeds from one North Carolina operation funded Hizballah.] [Terrorism expert Steven EMERSON - says other Hizballah cells are in the US.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Williams, Pete

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