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Terrorism / Germany Plot / A Discussion #871909

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A terrorism plot to bomb American targets in Germany reviewed; details given about the arrested suspects, the American-related targets in Germany, the material for car bombs and the arrests in Denmark. [Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - says Al Qaeda continues to carry out active war against the West.] [Security expert Will GEDDES†- comments.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Frankfurt: Paula Newton) Why one of the arrested suspects was released so he could be tailed discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held in-studio with Council on Foreign Relations Stephen Flynn and terrorism expert Paul Cruickshank. [FLYNN - says these people are self-radicalizing themselves, that Germany has had a problem with homegrown terrorists, that good law enforcement and US-Germany cooperation was key, how the 9/11 anniversary is important for terrorists.] [CRUICKSHANK - says the Americans were targeted by these radicals, how it is difficult to track people in Pakistan, that bombs are not easy to put together and how hydrogen peroxide is an Al Qaeda signature.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Newton, Paula

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