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"Terror on Tape: In Training" #708488

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 21, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The next in the series of Al Qaeda tapes introduced.

(No location given: Nic Robertson) How Al Qaeda trains young killers featured; videotaped scenes shown from an Afghanistan hillside, of weaponry instructions, of complex hostage taking & assassination operations. ["Inside Al Qaeda" author Rohan GUNARATNA†- says Al Qaeda has created a series of exercises for terrorist operations; comments on the video of training in the use of surface-to-air missiles; says Al Qaeda has created a large number of terrorists.] [University of St. Andrews Magnus RANSTORP†- comments on how sophisticated the training is; states the training is weeding out the creme de la creme.] [Retired US Army Brig. Gen. David GRANGE†- comments on what is on the tapes, including financial & communications requirements.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown; Atlanta: Nic Robertson) The significance of the Al Qaeda terrorism tapes & why the tapes were not meant to be made public discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Coming CNN stories on the Al Qaeda tapes outlined.

Brown, Aaron;
Robertson, Nic

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