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Terrorism / Al Qaeda / Panetta #999732

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 09, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) CIA Director Leon Panetta’s testimony about the threat from Al Qaeda reviewed; scenes shown from the confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary; details given about his acknowledgment that US forces in Yemen are targeting Al Qaeda targets and his views on US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. [PANETTA – says we still have to go after them; comments on the political violence in Yemen; supports Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.] [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY†- explains the administration’s concern about the instability in Yemen.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Miklaszewski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:40

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