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Focus (Homegrown Terror) #983096

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 22, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) A statement from counterterrorism adviser John Brennan about security against a terrorism attack noted. The threat of homegrown terrorism examined; scenes shown from Portland, Oregon, that faced a bomb attempt; details given about the lone wolf threat such as the cases of Faisal Shahzad, the Times Square bomber and about and the Ft. Hood attack by Maj. Nidal Hassan and counterterrorism organizations in the US. [CBS correspondent Ben TRACY†- speaks about the radicalized teenager who wanted to blow up people in his Portland hometown.] [Secretary of Homeland Security Janet NAPOLITANO - says terrorists are here.] [CBS correspondent Armen KETEYIAN, CBS News producers Pat MILTON†, Keith SUMMA†, Andy TRIAY†, Len TEPPER†, CBS correspondents Bob ORR, Dean REYNOLDS, CBS producer Stephanie LAMBIDAKIS†- talk about Al Qaeda's expansion, radical threats at home, attacks on "soft" targets, the lack of professionalism on the part of homegrown terrorists like Hassan.]
Couric, Katie

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