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Terrorism / Al Qaeda Message #912283

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) An audio message from Al Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri taunting President-elect Barack Obama as a Muslim turncoat featured; message excerpts quoted; details given about the US disruption of Al Qaeda via a bombing campaign in Pakistan. [On election night, OBAMA - speaks out.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- calls it a pathetic attempt to dent the Obama appeal to the world.] [CIA director Gen. Michael HAYDEN†- comments on the distraction.] The CIA view that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† is hiding and under siege noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The site of a US missile strike inside Pakistan that killed an Al Qaeda facilitator shown.

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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