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Terrorism / Plane Bomb Plot #955921

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) A major development in the Christmas day bomb plot introduced.

(Washington: David Wright) How intelligence agencies failed to connect the dots that led to the plot by Umar Abdulmutallab†† examined; details given about the November 19 phone call from Umar to his father in Nigeria that he recounted to the CIA; US embassy cable quoted & two reports sent to the CIA noted. [Former FBI agent Bard GARRETT†- comments on the information not being sent on.] ["Flight International" David LEARMOUNT†- says we don't know why the information was not made useful.] What will likely come out of President Obama's call for a review outlined on screen.

Muir, David;
Wright, David

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