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Terrorism / Missile Sting / The Operation #735365

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003
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(Studio: Claire Shipman) The sting operation against missile smuggling noted. [In Crawford, Texas, President BUSH - praises the sting.]

(Studio: Brian Ross) The complex story of the missile sting operation that landed alleged British national arms dealer Hemant Lakhani† reviewed; details given about the set-up nature of the undercover operation. [US attorney Christopher CHRISTIE†- says Lakhani called Americans bastards.] [Military analyst Pavel FELGENHAUER††- downplays the sting operation.] [Criminal defense attorney Gerald LEFCOURT††- wonders about the "manufactured" sting.]

(Studio: Claire Shipman) Later coverage of technology to protect airplanes from missile attacks noted.

Note:Local weather bulletin on screen.

Shipman, Claire;
Ross, Brian

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