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Terrorism / Iraq / Al Qaeda #739907

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The warning from the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, England, that Iraq is a rallying point for Al Qaeda terrorists featured; details given about fears that Al Qaeda, led by Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi†, is planning an attack against large concentrations of US troops in Iraq; scenes shown of the site of an ambush on an American convoy in Fallujah & of a memorial service in Tikrit for Americans killed in another attack. [International Institute of Strategic Studies Jonathan STEVENSON†- says the US presence in Saudi Arabia, Iraq or any place in Islam will not be tolerated.] [Terrorism expert Neil LIVINGSTONE†- says it is easy to carry out attacks against Americans in Iraq.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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