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Terrorism / Russia / Moscow Subway / US Militia #961965

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 29, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(London: Mark Phillips) An attack by two female suicide bombers on the subway system in Moscow, Russia, featured; scenes & diagrams from the streets & subway shown; details given about the wars in Chechnya, the Chechen use of women terrorists & of several past attacks. [RUSI international security studies Jonathan EYAL†- criticizes the Russian "answer" to terrorism.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) President Obama's offer of condolences to Russian President DImitry Medvedev noted.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The tightening of transit security in the US cities after the Russian attack & the arrest of nine militia suspects in the Midwest featured; scenes of the subway bombings in Madrid & London & photos of eight of the Hutaree suspects & its Web video shown. [CBS News security analyst Juan ZARATE†- talks about the vulnerability of train security.] [Southern Poverty Law Center director Mark POTOK†- comments on the militia plot.] The difficulties of making trains & rail systems safe discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Phillips, Mark;
Orr, Bob

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