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Afghanistan / 10th Anniversary / CIA #1008798

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The covert CIA operation that paved the way for the fall of the Taliban before the war began in 2001 featured; photos shown of the operatives, with faces blurred; map shown. [Former CIA officer Gary SCHROEN††- recalls being ordered to cut Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s head off and send it back to show the president; recounts the mission that led to the fall of Kabul; comments on the CIA’s relationship with the military.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) US casualties in Afghanistan cited.

Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David

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