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Terrorism / Kenya / Attacks on Israelis / Investigation / Missile Threat #715601

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 29, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Mombasa, Kenya: Maureen Maher) The investigation into the bombing of the Paradise Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, and the missile attack on an Israeli jetliner featured; details given of the investigation’s focus on Al Qaeda and Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya††, the Muslim extremist group that was responsible for the 1993 attack on US Marines in Somalia; amateur video shown of the blast at the hotel; scenes shown of wrecked buildings and people in hospitals. [Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Gilad MILLO†- comments on the hatred of Al Qaeda, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Hizballah for Western democracy.] [Congressional Research Service Kenneth KATZMAN†- says this may represent a faction of Al Qaeda that wants to attack Israel.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The threat of shoulder-fired missiles directed at airliners in the US examined; details given of counter-measures to a missile attack. [Aviation security consultant Joe KNOLLER†- says surface-to-air missiles are easy to use, carry & hide; comments on widening airport security.] [Airsafe.com Todd CURTIS†- says this is not a top-rank risk.] [In May, Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairman Gen. Peter PACE†- comments on the threat of a missile attack from Al Qaeda.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John;
Maher, Maureen;
Hughes, Sandra
Duration:
00:05:00

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