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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) Intelligence indicating a high level of terror threats against the US featured; details given about an audiotape purported to be from Al Qaeda’s second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri, and about concerns about attacks in Saudi Arabia & Turkey; photos shown of a boat intercepted in the Arabian Sea carrying narcotics and Al Qaeda suspects. [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN – says we have remained concerned about the volume of threats.] [Terrorism intelligence analyst Ben VENZKE- says the purpose of the tape is to celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Tora Bora in Afghanistan.] A drop in the stock market after an unfounded threat against New York City noted.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Williams, Pete
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