TITLE

DNI: Al Qaida 'talking about millions of deaths'

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;3/26/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a statement by U.S. director of national intelligence Mike McConnell in March 2008 that he is concerned that Al Qaida terrorists will steal a nuclear weapon and use it to carry out a mass casualty attack. He says Al Qaida is intent on using a weapon of mass destruction and the group has had some level of dialogue talking about millions of deaths. Asked about his main worry about Al Qaida's drive for a nuclear weapons, McConnell stated that it is probably stealing it from someone who has access.
ACCESSION #
31505222

 

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