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Terrorism / After Bin Laden #993467

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Benghazi, Libya: Richard Engel) The future for Al Qaeda central terrorism after the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† and what it means for American security examined; details given about past attacks and plots against the US, the role in Yemen of Anwar al-Awlaki and the powder keg in Somalia. [NBC terrorism analyst Evan KOHLMANN†- says Al Qaeda is operating under their own banner.] The possible role for bin Laden aide Ayman al-Zawahiri and the rise of smaller groups attempting to take over the organization discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard

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