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Terrorism / Al Qaeda Threat / Surveillance / Aktar #794122

FNC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 08, 2004
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(Studio: Patti Ann Browne) Report introduced.

(New York City: Jamie Colby) “Time” magazine report on Al Qaeda’s meticulous study of potentials targets in the US featured; details given about the group’s surveillance of the Prudential financial building in Newark, New Jersey. [Homeland Security advisor Frances TOWNSEND†- says Al Qaeda wants to create something bigger than 9/11.] [“Time” magazine’s Tim BURGER†- says Al Qaeda planned to use black limousines to attack the Prudential building.]

(Studio: Patti Ann Browne) Report introduced.

(Washington: Catherine Herridge) The capture in Pakistan of senior Al Qaeda operative Qari Saifullah Akhtar†† featured; details given about his role in Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s terror network [TOWNSEND – says Akhtar is wanted in connected with the two assassination attempts on Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.] The concern over Al Qaeda’s potential use of car & truck bombs in the US noted. [American Truckers Association’s Jeff BEATTY†- says more money must be put into prevention instead of response.]

(Studio: Patti Ann Browne) New York City police commissioner

Browne, Patti Ann;
Colby, Jamie;
Herridge, Catherine

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