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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Erbil, Iraq: Ben Wedeman) The questions about the Iraqi government in light of the ISIS attacks in which the attack survivors could not contact the army/government discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona & former hostage negotiator Dan O'Shea about the lack of actions by the Iraqi army when the base was overrun. [FRANCONA - calls the lack of leadership appalling.] [O'SHEA - assesses the capabilities of the Iraqi army near Baghdad: there is nobody in charge while the Prime Minister is in New York.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Wedeman, Ben

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