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The Most Dangerous Place in the World? (Part 1) #973434

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Mogadishu, Somalia: Richard Engel) The fight in Somalia against Al Qaeda-inspired Shabab militants examined; scenes shown from Mogadishu of a building destroyed by a Somali-American suicide bomber; footage shown of the 1993 US invasion; details given about US assistance to African peacekeepers, the role of American drones, and the role of Omar Hamammi†† from Alabama, who recruits Somali-Americans for Al Qaeda through Internet videos and rap songs. [Former CIA counterterrorism chief Phil MUDD†- worries about Americans trained in Somalia striking the US.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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