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Terrorism / Missile Plot / IGLA Missiles #735404

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The latest developments involving the threat of missile attacks against airliners, including the suspension of British Airways flights to Saudi Arabia, outlined.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The case against British arms smuggler Hemant Lakhani††, arrested in a sting operation after he sold a Russian IGLA missile to undercover agents, featured; details given of calls for installing anti-missile systems on US passenger jets. [US attorney Christopher CHRISTIE†- comments on Lakhani’s taped conversations, in which he referred to Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as a hero.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Mark Phillips) The availability and effectiveness of the IGLA missile featured; scenes shown of the missiles being fired by rebels in the former Soviet Union. [Russian military analyst Pavel FELGENHAUER††- comments on the ease of firing the IGLA; talks about the missiles getting into the hands of terrorists.]

(NOTE - Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Orr, Bob;
Phillips, Mark
Duration:
00:04:40

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