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Pakistan / Al-Libbi Arrest #788991

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The capture in northwest Pakistan of Al Qaeda chief of operations Abu Faraj al-Libbi††, who has already provided leads on the whereabouts of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††, examined; details recalled of the capture of al-Libbi's predecessor Khalid Shaikh Mohammed††. [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says he may know where bin Laden is; notes the original Al Qaeda of 2001 no longer exists.] [To Ted Koppel, former CIA station chief in Pakistan Gary SCHROEN†- expresses surprise over Pakistan's capture of al-Libbi.] [Pakistani information minister Sheikh Rashin AHMED†- cites al-Libbi's role.] What al-Libbi may have told intelligence officials already discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Photos of the six captured Al Qaeda senior leaders & those still at large shown. "Nightline" conversation with Schroen announced.

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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