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Captured Al Qaeda Figure Could Shed Light on Plots

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Captured Al Qaeda Figure Could Shed Light on Plots

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Captured Al Qaeda Figure Could Shed Light on Plots

Captured Al Qaeda Figure Could Shed Light on Plots

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U.S. officials hope an al Qaeda leader captured this week will supply information on planned terrorist attacks. Authorities think Walid Ba'Attash, who was apprehended Tuesday, planned the USS Cole attack in 2000 and might have helped coordinate the Sept. 11 attacks as well. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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