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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 12, 2006
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(Studio: Thalia Assuras) The latest developments in the foiled international terrorism plot outlined on screen.

(Heathrow Airport, London: Sheila MacVicar) Continuing concerns that a terrorist attack could still be imminent & more arrests of bomb plotters in Britain & Pakistan reviewed; details given about the arrest of Rashid Rauf in Pakistan, the arrests by British police, the links to Al Qaeda explosives expert Matiur†† Rehman† & of the role of those of Pakistani descent in terrorism in Britain. [Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Tasnim ASLAM†- says Pakistan played an important role.] [Intelligence analyst Glenmore TRENEAR-HARVEY†- talks about the link of British terrorism to Pakistan.] The plot links to Al Qaeda & "the mess" at the London airport discussed.

(Studio: Thalia Assuras) The background of those arrested in Britain noted.

(London: Randall Pinkston) The homegrown British terrorists examined; photos shown of suspects Amjad Sarwar† & Don Stewart-Whyte†; details given about police pressure on the Muslim community after last year's terrorist attacks. [Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael WELNER†- says converts are the terrorists of the future.] [British Muslim activist Asghar BUKHARI†- says harsher laws make things worse.]

Reporter(s):
Assuras, Thalia;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Pinkston, Randall
Duration:
00:07:20

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