Bin Laden Deputy Captured Al Qaeda's alleged Persian Gulf operations chief, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, is now a U.S. captive, providing authorities a fresh chance to gather intelligence on possible terrorist efforts, U.S. officials say. Al-Nashiri, a suspected mastermind of the U.S.S. Cole bombing, is the latest senior lieutenant of Osama bin Laden to be captured. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

Capture of Al Qaeda Deputy May Aid Anti-Terror Efforts

Capture of Al Qaeda Deputy May Aid Anti-Terror Efforts

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Al Qaeda's alleged Persian Gulf operations chief, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, is now a U.S. captive, providing authorities a fresh chance to gather intelligence on possible terrorist efforts, U.S. officials say. Al-Nashiri, a suspected mastermind of the U.S.S. Cole bombing, is the latest senior lieutenant of Osama bin Laden to be captured. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.