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Nigeria / Kidnapped Schoolgirls / A Discussion #1064834

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 09, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Abuja, Nigeria: Vladimir Duthiers) The latest developments from Nigeria about the kidnapped schoolgirls and how to find them, the Amnesty International report that the Nigerian government had advance notice of the abductions and how the military is outgunned by Boko Haram terrorists discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and security consultant Jeff Beatty about the Nigerian schoolgirls. [TOWNSEND - comments on the role of US intelligence advisors in Nigeria; indicates it is unlikely the US will send in troops: no strategic interest.] [BEATTY - outlines the problems in finding the girls, how Boko Haram has been clever in its attacks, the capabilities of the Nigerian military in counterterrorism actions.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Duthiers, Vladimir

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