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Terrorism / Detainees / Britain #783114

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Justice Department: Jim Stewart) The question of what to do with suspects rounded up in the wake of terror attacks, including the Madrid, Spain, train bombings & the 9/11 attacks, examined; details given of the Pentagon’s proposal to release some detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and of Britain’s release of 8 terror suspects. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR – notes the need for special powers to deal with the terrorist threat.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; London: Richard Roth) Concern in Britain about released terrorist Abu Qatada††, who is linked to Al Qaeda and 9/11 hijacker Mohammed Atta††, discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Statistics cited on arrests & convictions of terror suspects in Britain.

Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim;
Roth, Richard

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