A video that was recently posted on a jihadist web site shows an al Qaeda leader telling at least 100 followers that he wants them to attack the United States. It was shot in Yemen and it is raising serious questions about what the U.S. really knows about al Qaeda's operations. Barbara Starr has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with national security analyst Peter Bergen.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports that according to a U.S. official, authorities here in the U.S. analyzing technical data from Malaysia Airlines 370 are coming to a conclusion that "it may be harder to write off the notion that there was not some sort of human intervention in this flight." Starr explains the intelligence so far does not yet lead to a motive.
David Gallo co-led the search for Air France Flight 447. He reacts to the confusion surrounding conflicting information being shared about Flight 370. "It's not just about the missing plane, there's 239 passengers on that plane," said Gallo. He explains that when he was in the room of the few people who knew what was going on during Air France 447 ".. it was important to get some information out to the public and the families and the loved ones of the victims, because they needed to know that things were moving forward." Gallo added he was careful about what information was shared to avoid speculation.
U.S. Marines are poised to enter South Sudan to help evacuate Americans and provide security for the U.S. Embassy, after hundreds of people were killed during a week of fighting. Thousands of civilians have taken refuge in United Nations bases within South Sudan. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the people in a message, "You are seeing people leave the country amid increasing chaos. The U.N. will stay with you."
Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr reports.
The Pentagon is urgently investigating the helicopter crash that killed six U.S. troops in Southern Afghanistan. U.S. officials tell CNN they are looking at whether they died from enemy gunfire after their helicopter crashed, not the impact of the crash itself. Barbara Starr has the latest on the situation.
Anderson got an up-close look at the devastation in Tacloban. Help cannot reach the city fast enough. There are already hundreds of American service members on the ground in the Philippines along with tons of supplies. There is plenty more aid on the way. There are also daunting obstacles to getting the vital supplies to those whose lives are hanging in the balance. CNN's Barbara Starr has the latest on America's contribution to the global relief effort.
Anderson logistics of getting relief supplies to storm victims with Ben Hemmingway a regional advisor for USAID and Geoffrey Pinnock an Emergency Officer for the United Nations World Food Programme.
U.S. Air Force Captain Jonathan Shamess talks to Anderson about U.S. relief efforts in the Philippines.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the mistake in classification that led to North Korea intelligence being revealed. General James "Spider" Marks explains what the report means about North Korea's military and nuclear weapons capabilities.
According to an NBC report, the Syrian military is loading chemical weapons inside bombs, awaiting final orders from President Bashar al-Assad to use them against its own people.
CNN has not confirmed this report.
A source tells CNN's Barbara Starr that David Petraeus will acknowledge he knew "almost immediately" about the terrorist group linked to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
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