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Terrorism / Al Qaeda Threat / Al-Hindi Arrest / Mosque Raid #761566

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The capture by British police of Issa†† al-Hindi†, the Al Qaeda operative suspected of writing the terror plot surveillance reports targeting US financial institutions, featured; details given of how the terror plot was cracked by using information from the computer of Abu Talha {aka Mohammed Khan††}, who was captured in Pakistan, and of evidence indicating that an attack is still imminent.

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Albany, New York: Jim Acosta) The FBI raid on a mosque in Albany, New York, where Yassin Aref†† & Mohammed Hossain†† were charged in a plot to buy a shoulder-fired grenade launcher to assassinate the Pakistani minister in New York, featured; scenes shown; details given of claims the men are connected to the Ansar al Islam terrorist group and of mosque worshipers’ claims of religious profiling. [Deputy Attorney General James COMEY†- says we are working hard to infiltrate the enemy.] [Hossain’s WIFE – denies the charges.] [Mosque teacher Faisal AHMED†- says Muslims feel they are being observed.] [Former CIA counterterrorism expert Larry JOHNSON†- says the FBI is being pro-active.]

Roberts, John;
Martin, David;
Acosta, Jim

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