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.]