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Saudi Arabia / Riyadh Bombing / Intelligence #741438

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Riyadh: Jim Sciutto) The aftermath of the Saturday bombing at a housing complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, featured; scenes shown of the rubble, of security in the area & of the Arab victims in the hospital. [Imam Ahmad University Dr. Khalil el-KHALIL†- says now they attack Arabs with Saudis next.] [Saudi Arabia resident Kathy KNIGHT†- cites the terrorists' message.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Saudi King Fahd that his government will strike back noted.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The intelligence forewarning a series of attacks during the month of Ramadan examined; details given about the Saudi terrorism plots. [Former National Security Council official Philip GORDON†- says the terrorists are taking the fight to the Saudi regime & vice versa.] The view that Al Qaeda may be focusing on destabilizing the Saudi government noted. [Former counterterrorism official Vince CANNISTRARO†- says the Saudi royal family is the target.]

Jennings, Peter;
Sciutto, Jim;
Thomas, Pierre

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