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Terrorism / Al Qaeda / Nashiri / Yemen #714991

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 22, 2002
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The question of what information can be gotten from the captured terrorist Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri†† examined; details given about the success of this & other CIA covert operations. [At NATO summit, President BUSH - says we have brought a killer to justice & we will hunt down terrorists.] [Sarah Lawrence College Mid Eastern studies professor Fawaz GERGES†- says the fight against terrorism is more an intelligence than a military campaign.] Al Qaeda training to prevent captives from talking noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The importance of Yemen in the worldwide battle against terrorism examined; details given of US pressure on Yemen to root out Al Qaeda operatives & of the US military presence in Yemen & Djibouti. [Former US Army special operations John HULLEN†- says the "backwoods" of Yemen is a lawless region.]

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian;
Raddatz, Martha

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