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Alex Gibney on his new Al Qaeda documentary

Alison Stewart speaks with documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney about his body of work and about his latest film, “My Trip to Al Qaeda,” based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright’s one-man play.

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Rick Nelson on counter-terrorism after 9/11

Need to Know discusses American anti-terrorism strategies, nine years after 9/11, with Rick Nelson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Before the fact: Homegrown terrorism in the post-9/11 world

Need to Know explores the profiles of the men convicted of plotting to kill American soldiers at Fort Dix, and examines the U.S. strategy for stopping and finding homegrown terrorists.

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Tuesday morning roundup

Films in Venice, Hurricane Earl, and the dangers of teetotaling.

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Terrorism in China?

Members of China’s Muslim Uighur minority have clashed, sometimes violently, with the authorities, and Beijing has used the threat of terror to crackdown on them.

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Charitable donation or material support for terrorism?

Two of the Minnesota Somalians indicted on terrorism charges say they thought they were collecting money for the impoverished people of their war-torn country.

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Obama forcefully defends plan to build mosque near Ground Zero

President Obama issued a forceful defense of plans to a build a mosque and Muslim community center near ground zero on Friday, stepping directly into one of the thorniest political conflicts of the year.

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  Outside the wire

Need to Know profiles two young enlisted women in the U.S. Air Force who serve a crucial, and dangerous, role in the current wars: disarming roadside bombs.

American granted parole after 15 years in Peruvian prison

Forty-year-old Lori Berenson was convicted of aiding Peruvian leftist rebel group in 1995 and may be released within 24 hours.

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