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Terrorism / Airplanes / Britain / Charitable Funds #840367

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London: Sheila MacVicar) Indications that the terrorists plotting to blow up transatlantic airplanes out of Britain financed their operation with humanitarian aid intended for victims of last year’s earthquake in Pakistan examined; details given about arrests in Pakistan, including Rashid Rauf†. [British House of Lords Nazir AHMED†- wonders where the charities’ money has gone.] [Asia-Pacific Foundation analyst Sajjan GOHEL†- notes Pakistan seems to be the final step for terrorists tied to Al Qaeda.] [King’s College London Michael CLARKE†- states the arrests in Pakistan may lead back to Europe and the U.K.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Washington: Jim Stewart) The belief that this plot is connected to Al Qaeda discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The lowering of the terror alert level for air travel in Britain and the US noted.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The new level of stress for air travelers featured; details given of the revised rules for what can be carried on a plane. [2 PASSENGERS, Secretary of Homeland Security Michael CHERTOFF†- comment on the ban on liquids & gels.] [WOMAN – reacts to the order for a British Airways jet to turn around when an unclaimed cell phone began to ring.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Stewart, Jim;
Orr, Bob
Duration:
00:06:14

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