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"inside story." ♪ >> this is aljazeera america, live from new york city. i'm tony harris. mastermind killed. the man suspected of plotting the french attacks died in yesterday's raid. how to stop fleeing refugees from going into the united states. how isil is going hollywood to recruit members. and there's plenty of fish in the sea. why genetically modified salmon
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might be a hard sell in some areas. french authorities are still on the manhunt for key suspects in last friday's paris bomb being, but today, confirming the death of abdelhamid abaoud, believed to be the wring leader behind the deadly bombings. it was a raid on wednesday. and the woman who blew herself up in the raid was his cousin. dana lewis is in paris with more on today's developments. >> reporter: on what french authorities have called a terrorist command safe dirt, the experts hit pay dirt. in this northern paris suburb, the interior of the apartment where a seven-hour siege played out with gunfire yesterday
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today revealed evidence that abdelhamid abaoud had been neutralized. using skin samples, they determined that he and eight others were dead. up until a few days ago, they thought that the belgian born section was still in syria,. >> by french intelligence services in 2016, abaoud was implicated in four of them. >> reporter: they set up controlled explosives in the apartment and parts of the building were literally collapsing on them as they tried to collect evidence. but in the end, the french intelligence have said that they eliminated a key isis figure and averted another attack in paris. raids in belgium and france
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continued. in the attacks that took 129 lives and rattled europe. and knacking it security concerns, where is the bomb maker who manufactured eight identical rests? and where's is abdelslam, who disappeared after his brother blew himself up on friday? a state of emergency today, they have extend today by three months. putting at hand anyone considered at risk under house arrest. with the prime minister warning the unthinkable. >> we must not rule anything out. we mentioned yesterday. and of course with all precaution, we know and have in mind, there's also the risk from chemical and biological weapons. >> people are shaken. [ speaking french ] >> sylvia, who lives and works down the road from yesterday's gun battle says that she's moving out of paris. >> i'm going to leave the big
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city. >> and tonight, the mayor of saint-denis told a small crowd outside of the stadium where the first attack occurred. >> we have learned the leader of this barbaric attack is definitely dead. and we should all rejoice. ♪ >> but it's a difficult challenge, to restore confidence here, amidst growing fear. >> i want to bring you up-to-date on the situation in sweden. yesterday, they raised their threat level. they said that they had concrete information that an attack was about to take place. and they have arrested a man they were seeking at a refugee center. in connection with abdelhamid abaoud, it appears that he entered europe as annas i'll um seeker three days before the attacks. he came in through europe, through greece, and no one
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alerted french authorities despite the fact that he was on a terror watch list. there are 5,000 jihadis fighting in iraq and syria, and they say that there are only 2,000 of them that are on any kind of list that one country in europe would know from another, that they would come back and might represent a possible threat. these attacks in france are transforming the entire discussion about these porous european borders, and the interior minister has said, come on, europe, we have to deal with this. he will be going to the european meeting in brussels tomorrow. and it's going to be an emotional debate across europe. what do they do with these borders though stop the attacks. >> dana lewis in paris. law enforcement officials in the united states are trying to reassure the public that there's no threat of attack. the fbi director said that people should be aware and tell
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the authorities if they see anything suspicious. and attorney general, loretta lynch, said that officials are working around-the-clock to keep people safe. >> we last name be overtaken by fear, and will not allow merchants of violence to rob us of our ideals. they are central to the work that we do and essential to the nation that we protect. and they're also the reason that we're a target. and they're what terrorists the most to seek to have us band on. >> isil threatened to attack new york and washington d.c., but those threats were not specific. today, the lawmakers in the house took specific steps to putting up new barriers for refugees seeking to enter the united states. libby casey is in washington for us, and what happened today? >> reporter: tony, congress is not exactly known for moving fast, but in a matter of days,
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house republicans put forth and passed a bill that would block those refugees from coming to the united states. and there are several steps to go through before it becomes law, but it gives a sense of the mood on capitol hill and thoflawmakers. concerns on capitol hill over butting the syrian refugee program on hold. >> if we it stop that program, we give isis a win. >> we lock our doors, not because we hate the people on the outside, but because we love the people on the inside. >> reporter: republicans winning passage on the bill with democrats onboard. >> the bill is passed >> reporter: today effectively help the obama administration's program to bring 10,000 refugees to the united states in the next year. the white house is promising a veto if it passes the senate and said that the process is already thorough. >> waiting 18-24 months, and going through a process of interviews and vetting by the
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intelligence community is not at all the likely scenario by which isil would aim to carry out attacks. >> reporter: but speaker, paul ryan, said that it's not just about lengthening the vetting process. >> i don't think that time is the issue. it's quality. the issue, as our briefers tell us, this is different because we don't have a syria to talk to. we don't have data on the other end to identify the veracity of an individual's claims coming here. >> reporter: he told them to stop until the heads of the fbi, homeland security, and intelligence can certificate that each refugee is not a threat. the inspector general for homeland security would also review certifications annually. >> on principle, the bill that's being offered by speaker ryan seems to be compelling. why shouldn't there be more scrutiny. but on a practical matter, does it balance compassion and security?
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>> reporter: immigration attorney, peter assad, said that this bill does not. >> it delays the process, and puts people in harm's way without additional layers of security. >> reporter: the process has more layers of security than any other allowing people into the united states. the republican bill offers no it details on exactly how federal authorities should approved process, and there's no timeline. >> the inspector general's review could slow it down quite a bit. it certainly will additional costs to bringing in refugees, and it's a practical matter. what we would see is a refugee being stuck in the process because of signatures. >> reporter: many democrats the different changes, like tightening the visa waiver program, which allows some europeans to visit the u.s. without a visa, and they want to ban people on terror watch
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lists from buying guns, which the nra opposes, and the republicans did not include in their bill. and tony, attorney general, loretta lynch weighed in today and called this bill impractically, and called having vetting of each and every refugee is literally impossible. >> so libby, having said that, what are the chances that this bill becomes law? >> reporter: well, it goes to the senate next, and while the senate and democratic leadership say that it won't park passage is possible, but the president said that he will veto it. so can the house and the senate get two-thirds of each body? the house achieved that today. so the senate will be the body to watch. >> a group of syrian refugees were taken into custody on the border with mexico. according to homeland security be officials, the two families made up of two men, two women
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and four children were stopped at the entrance to laredo this week. the two men were taken to a detention center, and the women and children were sent to a residential facility. hilliary clinton laid out her plans for defeating isil today. she said airstrikes alone will not work, and she called for a diverse response using military resources, but the pentagon said that that is the current strategy, and it is working. jamie mcintyre has more on the pentagon's ground game. >> reporter: tony, france's new muscular contribution of the war against isil is certainly welcome here at the pentagon, though some officials quietly succeed that it's more symbolic than strategic value. >> the latest airstrikes hitting more targets in isil-held territory in syria, here, russia takes a page from
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the playbook, bombing trucks with fuel on the blacking market. without the leaflet drops that they plan to warn them away. and as any it student knows, air power has its limits, and they can not take or govern air territory. >> to be successful, airstrikes will have to be combined with ground forces actually taking back more territory from isis. >> reporter: aljazeera has taken the latest u.s. military map assessing how the ground game is going. isil has lost 8500 square miles, or 44% of the territory that it once held in iraq, up from 37% three months ago. the retaking of the iraqi town of sinjar by kurdish fighters was one reason that isil lost ground. but in syria, that's a different story. back in august, isil lost as
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much as 1500 square miles, or 10% of the area that it occupied. the latest revised estimate is 770 square miles, or 5%. indicating that isil has gained some ground though it's front lines have been pushed back. it still holds the strategic towns of ramadi in iraq and palmyra in syria. to vance against dugin isil fighters, flushing them out into the open. >> as indigenous friendly forces maneuver against our enemy, it causes our enemy to move. and the enemy has to react. and as soon as they react, we kill them from the air. >> in a two-weeklong defensive in what the u.s. military calls syrian democratic forces, they
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drove isil out of 280 square miles and 200 small villages. they had 79 airstrikes, which it says killed 300 isil ill fighters. jamie mcintyre, aljazeera, the pentagon. >> and we'll have -- -- >> already on high alert. but it did issue a temporary ban on travel to france, and meanwhile, the u.s. and france will share information faster as pentagon officials removed restrictions that could have delayed time restrictions. >> we'll have more on the democratic candidate, hilliary clinton's plan to fight isil in a couple of minutes. isil is aggressively trying to acquire chemical weapons. and though the group does not have the capability to develop weapons like nerve gas, the officials believe that they have set up a branch, dedicated
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to acquiring them. an american teenager was killed in the west bank today. he was studying at a religious school in israel. and he was one of at least five people killed in two separate attacks. hoda has more. >> reporter: in both attacks today, marked a significant speculation, and the one in tel aviv, coming from the area of hebron. and he just received a month ago in israel, and according to the statements, he worked in a restaurant where the stabbing incident took place, and he died in that attack. and then the one in the occupied west bank, it's quite a different attack in the sense that there was a weapon involved in it. some reports in the local media said that it was an israeli uzi
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sub machine, but that has not been confirmed yet. there are three people, an israeli, and a palestinian who happened to be in the area when it happened, and then according to reports in the local media, an american national, who was studying in a religious school there. >> up next on the program, the clinton plan. the democratic candidate makes a major foreign policy speech. what would she do about syria and isil? >> and he's a former ambassador and presidential candidate. the unique thoughts of john huntsman and the refugee crisis.
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>> okay, we want to bring up these live pictures for you from minneapolis, minnesota. this is a black lives matter protest. and demonstrators have been protesting the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a police officer, and things turned violent last night. after days of arrests, the police threw bottles and rockets at them and they responded to chemical irritants. some witnesses say that he was handcuffed. before paris, the presidential campaign was largely focused on domestic issues, but all of the candidates are talking about strategies for fighting isil. they wasted no time saying that president obama is not doing enough.
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today, democratin' hilliary clinton made her case, and paul is here to break it down for us. >> well, taupie, today was hilliary clinton's time to talk you have to about isil, and as former secretary of state, this is a tough job for her. she has to lay out her plans without criticizing her form boss, but at the same time, she has to lay out plans to take on isil. since 2014, u.s. war planes have been pounding isil from the air. last month, the u.s. ordered more special forces troops to back up rebel groups backing isil on the ground. but in the wake of the carnage, democratic candidate, hilliary clinton, said in new york that the u.s. needs to do more. >> it's time to begin a new phase and intensify and broaden our efforts to smashing would be caliphate and isis and control the territory in iraq
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and syria,. >> clinton said that she would put in a no-fly zone, and step up and like her former boss, president obama, she does not favor deploying thousands of ground troops as the u.s. did in iraq and afghanistan. >> to be successful, airstrikes will have to be combined with ground forces actually taking back more territory from isis. like president obama, i do not believe that we should again have 100,000 american troops in combat in the middle east. >> but the woman who was once america's top diplomat is clearly distancing herself and her strategy from president obama's. >> while this administration has said that it intends to defeat isil, miss clinton real emphasized that, and made it clear that she would take steps to rid isil quickly.
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>> she said that turkey needs to cut off the supply line, and the kurds, and she turned her fire on the gulf states, saying that they're not doing enough to fight fundamentalism and the fight over extremists. and clinton weighed in on what to do about syrian refugees. >> turning away orphans, applying a religious test, discriminating against muslims, slamming the door on every syrian refugee, that is just not who we are. >> all in all, analysts say that clinton gave a strong politically performance. >> politically, this was almost pure genius, and this will set her clearly to the right of the administration, and certainly far, far right of anything that bernie sanders is going to say. but it's going to stop short of where the republicans are. and i think it's the exact sweet spot that the american people are looking for.
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>> a sweet spot that almost every democrat and republican alike is sure is not over soon, certainly not before election day. >> oval, it's similar to what the white house is doing now, and she said that she would do more and tony, she said that she would do it faster. >> i get that, but hillary not only has to protect herself from republicans, but also from the left, from fellow democratic candidate, bernie sanders. >> sanders is more critical of the fact that when she was senator clinton, hillary vote forward the war in iraq and she said that that was a mistake accident and he voted against it at the time. and he has come out against her policies to bring down gadhafi in libya, and he said that he's not a big fan of regime change. focusing on his philosophy,
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democratic socialism. but he condemned the attacks in paris. like hilliary clinton, he called for a broad force against isil, and he said countries like kuwait and cutter and countries that have enormous wealth and resources need to do more. but the direct use of u.s. military might should be the last resort. >> paul, appreciate it. thank you. a former governor and presidential candidate is weighing in over the debate whether the u.s. should accept syrian irand iraqi refugees. istanbul is often the first stop. >> i've been referring to it as the crossroads between the east and the west. there was an important energy conference going on today hosted by the islamic council and the president of turkey was here today. as you know, the islamic
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council is chaired by john upset man, the former utah governor, and ambassador to china and the former u.s. presidential candidate. i had the chance to sit down and talk to huntsman and talk about how he would handle this refugee situation if he were there. >> i think that we have had a wake-up call, and i think that the american people who have grown war wary over the past 15 years want to do something about it. and i think in particular in light of the aftermath of the paris attack, the threat is imminent. and it seems to be closer and closer to our shores, and therefore, there's a political motivation to get something done. >> that's what john huntsman had to say about the refugee kries, and a lot more of our conversation about the threat facing the world, not just the middle east. on target. >> and you can watch aljazeera
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on target, 6 p.m. right here on aljazeera america. next, from a middle-class upbringing to organized attacks? a look at the background that police say was behind the attacks in paris. and hearts and minds, isis's propaganda wing, and why it has been so successful.
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>> police are still searching
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for another suspect in the paris attacks across france and belgium. but they have confirmed today, the prime suspect, abdelhamid abaoud, the man who planned and carried out the assault is dead. his body was verified through fingerprint records, and his cousin also died in the raid. more on abaoud, what we have come to know about him. >> reporter: the young man linked to one of the worst attacks in modern day france. isil said that it's behind it, and what it calls its war against the west. but abdelhamid abaoud was born and raised a european, son of moroccan parents. in monthliein the belgian subure grew up, like many others, it has a high jobless rate and over crowded. he was one of the young people who went to syria to fight for
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isil. and recruiting videos like this one. >> are you satisfied with this life, staying ought your place, this humiliating life where you call yourself muslim. and you still dare to be called a muslim? >> but they don't it seem to be part of abaoud's story. his father owned businesses and he attended an exclusive school. only those closest to him will know for certain what turned the middle class boy into a propagandist for the isil cause. >> you will only find it in your religion. in jihaddism. >> and with this ideology he found it, and since then, he has been a constant moving
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target, hard to pin down. abdelhamid abaoud had privileges that others don't have, the freedom to move around without stringent checks and visa. >> the french government is moving quickly to prevent on the attack on terror. they have moved to extend the border closing by three months, and the powers of the police, to conduct searches and raids without prior to it additional approval. less evidence will be needed to contain or combine suspects and the government will have the power to disband any groups for the safety. some of the paris attackers, including one still at large, came from belgium. and now, belgium says that it's
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not possible to stop every would be attacker. >> the mastermind behind the paris attacks, abdelhamid abaoud, is now confirmed dead. but the terror threat may be far from over. in an interview with aljazeera, belgium's interior minister welcomed the death of abaoud, who is a belgium citizen. in addition to the paris assaults, the officials believe that abaoud had a string of operation innings europe this year. >> it's a very good signal, because now this is the guy who was the commander of the network, a network that was into belgium and france, and this is really the spiderring, and it's a good point. >> jambon tempered the comments with the warning that the european union could not be fully secured against the
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future isil plots. >> if your question is if we can guarantee 100% security, i don't think that anybody can. and also, we here in this country can't say 100%. i can say that we put everything in place, to guarantee as much security as we can. >> reporter: on thursday, belgium's prime minister said that proposals are aimed at boosting security. >> we want to act along four major lines. first, to eradicate hate and calls to violence, and second, to concentrate on individuals who have been flagged as potentially dangerous, and third to strengthen security measures, and fourth a national level. >> to bring down [ aboriginal languagdown abdelso
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brussels early saturday. >> as we're archin searching f, he's the second most wanted terrorist, i won't give the details. it's very sensitive. >> abdelhamid abaoud and abdelslam lived in the same neighborhood in mollenbeek, and they were friends. several other high-profile terror plots have also been trained to mollenbeek, and now the belgium interior minister is promising to take action. >> the crossroads of european terrorism. >> reporter: in mollenbeek, there was a certain fatalism used with abaoud's death. he who sows hatred is going to pay for it.
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you can't go massacre innocent people for pleasure. that's really sad. [ foreign dialogue ] >> everybody hates what he has done. that's not human what he did. i can't understand how someone could kill innocent people in the hope of going to paradise, she says, and so without abdelhamid abaoud's death, the challenge is to stop other young belgians from following him. >> to help us with this conversation, the director of the center for strategic international studies in washington d.c., and tom, we had a great conversation earlier, and what i want to do here, bear with me, these are not so much questions, but just thoughts that i want you to expand on as we discuss the paris attacks and the aftermath. so the first one for you, too many suspects on paris' radar,
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and not enough resources to connect the dots. >> you will never have enough resources to cover them. you need money, you need bodies, and eyeballs and energy and attention. you need 10-20 men in the security services to cover each individual you're after. you never can do it, so you have to rank them. you have to switch up who is watching them and who is covering the phones, and the bugging monitoring their friends, and the cumming comingd goings, and who they talked at the restaurant. and you have to run down so many things, and it's difficult to do that. >> intelligence sharing. >> uh-huh. >> terrible, after 9/11 and it after madrid, you have calls for intelligence sharing, and it has improved, but people wear down. there's perishable energy, and people don't share. there are cultural differences andifferencelegal differences,
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and people extreme sink back into their old ways of behavior. the french were absolutely on top of things, to the maximum extent that it could be, and it still happens in a country like that. >> risk analysis, how do you do that better? >> okay, if you have hundreds of thousands of suspects, and you have limited security service members, and limited dollars, you have to make your best estimate as to where you want to put your attention and energy. so like a triage when you come upon an accident, you have to separate people in different levels of need. and you have to do that with these individuals. and the problem is that you might make a mistake in estimating someone to be a tier one, tier two, three threat. and they did that today. it's risk assess many and you can only cover a certain amount of people. >> the french president declaring war says what to the
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killers? >> says that they're empowered. can you imagine this? you have the republic of france to declare war on you and your state and people? this is giving them an incredible sense of fulfillment. and a lot of these guys, they're untethered and don't feel like they're a part of what's going on in their adoptive country. they look back on their home country, and they see the collapse of the arab states, and the rise of the new states, and this gives them a purpose to serve that state. >> maybe this feeds into what you're saying here, the media crush, covering every twist and turn of the event and the investigation says what to the killers? >> . >> well, it says to the killers that they have done the right thing, that they have gotten the attention of the country that they feel is an enemy of the coalition, but more importantly, it sends a
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message to those young kids in southeast and central asia and africa and possibly in north america, here's a role for you and look what it gets you. and this is very powerful for these young individuals. it stimulates them and invigorates them. >> the eu, likely to tighten the borders, says what? >> well, if you're keeping score between the terrorists and the liberal democracies, the terrorists are winning. you have the immigration, talking about individuals, and the eu talking about open closing the borders, and the trade, and that's a victory for the militants. >> abdelslam, will he be in your estimates captured or killed? >> he will at some point. some of these guys never are, but we have captured many of the top terrorists in al qaeda
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and isis, even under difficult circumstances. so i think that he will be at onfound at one point, and he may end up taking his own life or dying in a hail of gunfire. >> thomas sander son, center for strategic and international studies, thank you. isil has used technology in media to recruit foreign fighters, and to spread its ideology. jake ward looked at the media campaign, and jake, the propaganda we're seeing from isil is different than others, and how so? >> reporter: well, tony, it has been a dark week or so looking at all of the propaganda that this group puts out. it's terrible stuff, and it speaks to things that you and i are used to. but it refers to that stuff. when you look back thetivity of propaganda, it's very similar to the kind of playbook that we
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are using now. we spoke to steven heller on nazi propaganda, the remim that refined this stuff, and here's what he said about the general themes throughout history. >> propaganda comes in two forms. one is raising the awareness, the consciousness, the patriotism, the loyalty of people that it's being aimed at. and it's also working towards the enemy to try to take away their will to win. it's both terror and celebration. >> tony, what we're seeing in the isil videos that we have been looking at that combination of both the sort of her witch. and it's a recruitment tool on the one hand. and on the other, it's supposed to scare the rest of us. you see the video game like
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stuff, and the videos of people who wind upping killed. it's a scary combination, and it's drawn from a pretty universal language when it comes to this stuff. >> kind of a universal playbook, so are they really lifting the visual tools here from what is already out there? >> certainly, yeah. the sort of cruelty of the videos is new. it's unprecedented and incredibly raw violence the way they do it. but the media is set up and draws directly from the kinds of stuff that you see so far. so if you look at this, on the left-hand side, the jordanian pilot that was executed in the video, and those it sort of visual effect that's were drawn from the video games, the call of duty game from 2009, one the world's most popular video games. and these are the same
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visualizations, so while isil is doing unimaginable things, what's not unimaginable is the parallel to the kind of media that we put out in the world. >> that has the potential to desensitize. up next, new light, new countries, syrians who escape war now trying to make it into america. and genetically modified food. the new ruling about salmon and whether or not it's safe to eat.
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>> a bill that effectively blocks syrian and iraqi refugees from coming into the united states, blocked by congress. and now the answer to the refugees is to rebuild syria. >> many of those coming out of the middle east don't have a legal existence if their own country. and many of them, if they do leave syria and iraq and are walking into europe, they tear up or throw away their identification and create a new one at the point of entry. i traveled this all the way through sweden and back again, hungary, and tunisia and as close as i could get to the isis lines, there's no way. and when the state department brings them in from the other part of the world, they have been radicalized in the united states. it's a huge haystack of
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humanity. and in the haystack are the terrorists that they can't discern into the hay. and some of that will be radicalized here as well. >> president obama said that the fears are unfouled and vowed to veto the refugee pause bill. the white house plans to bring in at least 10,000 syrian refugees into the united states over the next year. and once they make it here, their struggles are far from over. a syrian family who arrived here last summer, and they are afraid after the paris attacks. >> reporter: the memories of what they left behind in syria are still fresh. >> our home, our friends, our neighbors, the family. my uncle i in the aleppo. >> she tries to explain in english what living in aleppo was like. >> in war, we escaped from bombs and explosions and everything. >> the family of six paid
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$1,200 for a smuggler to take them to turkey. and in july of this year, they relocated to south florida as part of the united nations refugee program. >> i feel so lucky that i was able to come here safely with my kids, the legal way. when i see people trying to run away from everything that happened in syria, especially when i lost my niece recently, i feel so bad for those people. >> her niece drown trying to leave syria when the boat she was in capsized in turkey trying to go to germany. in florida, they have taken in just over 100 syrian refugees, and 26 are in the miami area. but now it's under scrutiny with reports that one of the terror suspects may have slipped into europe from among the refugee. >> some want to block people from coming to the united states from syria, and what do
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you think about that? >> people in syria are fleeing for their lives, for a better life for their children. >> the family says that they went through six interviews over the course of the year as part of the vetting process. >> do you feel that people are looking at syrian refugees like you differently? >> i believe that they're going to look at us differently now, especially since we're muslims, and that scares us a lot. >> salas' children are planning to attend a local school, and the oldest wants to be a doctor. but there are still challenges. her mother was recently diagnosed with a relapse of breast cancer, and her father is a stroke survivor. >> why here? >> my father is sick. >> you want to help people like your father. >> everyone, not just my father. >> aljazeera, plantation florida. >> for a look at what's at the
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top of the hour, john seigenthaler is here. >> what's next for european authorities after killing the alleged organizer of the paris attack. the manhunt is underway. and the evidence to prove there was an isil listening, and also, enticing recruits online and around the world. we look at the movies and music and more. and plus, my interview with former governor, tom caine. he said that the reports to prevent future attacks are not being implemented. and what u.s. should do with syrian refugees. >> the american people need to think about it. because this is our values, and this is who we are. and we have always accepted immigrants because we're all immigrants in this country. >> and speaking of those refugees, texas governor, greg abbott, vows to block any from
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entering his state. but in austin, they say that their governor is misinformed. their hopes and their message, all coming up in 10 minutes. >> federal regulators have approved genetically engineered salmon, and this fish could be on the table in a few years. joined from pikes place in seattle, allen, am i correct that this is the first animal whose dna has been scientifically modified. >> that's correct. if you take an atlantic salmon and mix in a chinook and a little bit of eel, pres presto,u can do that. these fish are as fresh and wild as any you will have
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caught. caught off of the coast of alaska, but in a few years, they could be in competition with modified. >> in the pacific n, i think that you would have a hard time selling genetically modified salmon to the general public. >> they have been working on the concept for 20 years, using land based fish farms with less of a chance of mixing with wild stocks and spreading disease. the country claims that they grow to maturity twice as fast as normal. >> maybe in the big box retailers, there may be a place for that, because you have to address feeding everybody that has a price point. >> the fda has thoroughly analyzed the data submitted the information by aqua salmon and determined that they have met the regulatory requirements for
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approval, including that they're safe to eat. genetically modified products have been in the food chain for years, and this salmon is the first genetically modified product approved by the fda. but there are no regulations to require it to be labeled as genetically modified. if they are planning to compete with fish like these, dead set against any good. mo products, and winning the hearts and minds and taste buds of americans could be difficult too. >> it's bad news bears, so i think that it's cheap for higher profit. >> i'm not an organic kind of guy, but i don't like gmos. so i'm not sure. probably, if i was offered some, i would try it. >> aqua bounty said that it will be years before the fish with the tweaked dna will make
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it to market. >> so maybe a couple of people here at mike place market who would try it, but not a lot of support for the concept. a lot of critics have called it franken fish, it's a monstrous idea. but the fda said that it's safe to eat. and the company's claims about the growth rate appear to be true. >> up next from the program, the range of emotions in paris a week after the attacks.
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>> it has been almost a week since the deadly attacks in paris, and since then, the city has seen heightened security and the search for suspects, and even so, parisians are trying to move on with their lives. west of paris, i asked him about the city's mood now. >> it's very bad. it's my city, paris. and i'm in a suburb in the city. and you know, i never see this town, the city like that. nobody wants to take a drink, everybody is frightened, but it's normal. we [ unintelligible ] we lost
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129 persons and we have 300 injured persons. my heart goes out to the families of these persons. >> how do you explain another senseless tragedy in paris so soon after the "charlie hebdo" attack in january? how do you explain it? >> the big difference between charlie hebdo and this, it was an attack on journalism. and now, they are attacking these persons who are innocents. >> what does that mean that you're at war, against who? war against what? >> well, i'm not going to syria and iraq to play. we don't go there for pleasure.
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the most specific country is france. but this person in france, last friday, you know, i lost a friend. we are not joking now. we will be in case. which want to live in peace in france. they attack her civilisation now. very important. how the people are angry with that. french republic is only one. we are not divided, and we will
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be unified against them. >> appreciate it. thank you for your time. >> thank you. take care. >> tony harris, thank you for watching. john seigenthaler is back with the news now we begin with the death of the suspected mastermind behind the attacks. authorities confirm abdelhamid abbaaoud was killed in a raid yesterday. the country says the threat exists, leading to more emergency powers given to the sit. dana lewis leads the coverage and continues from paris. >> hi, no doubt a major achievement for french intelligence to eliminate the mastermind of the attacks in paris. all sorts of questions asked about how did abdelhamid abbaaoud slip from syria, where he was fighting with the islamic state, back through europe, france and here to the heart of paris, and no one knew anythg


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