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Alert Shows Al Qaeda Tactics Unchanged

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Alert Shows Al Qaeda Tactics Unchanged

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Alert Shows Al Qaeda Tactics Unchanged

Alert Shows Al Qaeda Tactics Unchanged

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Information recently gleaned from captured al Qaeda operatives and computer files suggests the organization's targets and methods have changed very little, despite U.S. attempts to disrupt and destroy the terror network. Al Qaeda continues to choose mostly economic targets, and it continues to rely on explosives rather than sophisticated weapons. Hear NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.