Today's Terrorism Update

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Today's Terrorism Update

1998 bin Laden Indictment

Late Show Audience Letter

1) The nationwide terrorist hunt yielded its first criminal charges yesterday (September 18), when three Michigan men were nabbed following a federal search. As this FBI affidavit shows, agents found airport diagrams and fake immigration records in the trio's Detroit residence. A seized day planner, agent Robert Pertuso stated, "also contained handwritten sketches of what appeared to be a diagram of an airport flight line, to include aircraft and runways." Karim Koubriti, Ahmed Hannan, and Farouk Ali-Haimoud have been charged with identity fraud and misuse of visas. (5 pages)

2) Here's the single scariest page from the 1998 federal indictment charging Osama bin Laden with plotting to blow up U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. (1 page)

3) It's nice Late Show is back, but this recent audience solicitation from David Letterman & Co. isn't likely to find many people "prepared to laugh." (1 page)