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Terrorism / Pakistan / Mohammed Capture / The Arrest / Interrogation / York Interview #722881

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Ensor) The information garnered in the capture in Pakistan of Al Qaeda figure Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who planned the September 11 attack, reviewed; photos shown. [Assistant attorney general Michael CHERTOFF†- says we want to frustrate any ongoing terrorist threats.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- talks about the standards for interrogation.] [CNN analyst Peter BERGEN†- says the question is time in the questioning of Mohammed.] The reasons for keeping captured Al Qaeda figures in undisclosed locations & whether they are supplying useful intelligence discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Ash-har Quraishi) Videophone report on the intelligence tracking of Mohammed prior to his capture reviewed; maps shown; scenes shown from the Pakistani home where he was arrested. [Ahmed Abdul Qadoos' sister QUDISA†- describes what happened in the raid that led to Mohammed's capture.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with former DIA chief of operations retired Col. Gerald York about the interrogation of Mohammed. [YORK - explains the disorientation process to facilitate interrogation; states the US does not condone torture, but used mind games to control the individual; says the prisoner is more vulnerable in the first 24-48 hours.]

Brown, Aaron;
Ensor, David;
Quraishi, Ash-har

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