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Terrorism / Mohammed's Confession / Al Qaeda #861690

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The confession from terror suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed that he was the mastermind of the September 11 attacks, the murder of journalist Daniel Pearl, and other attacks featured; “KSM”’s written confession quoted. [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- says this sort of statement would doom the defendant.] [CBS News terrorism analyst Paul KURTZ†- assesses Mohammed’s statements.]

(New York: Armen Keteyian) The changing structure of Al Qaeda examined; details given of the identification of Egyptian Khalid Habib† as Mohammed’s successor. [CBS News terrorism analyst John BRENNAN†- notes the new leaders that have emerged are more difficult to identify.] [NYU Center on Law and Security Paul CRUICKSHANK†- comments on the new generation of jihadists regrouping in Pakistan.]

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David;
Keteyian, Armen

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