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Syria / ISIS Crisis / Terrorism Plot / Air Attack #1072237

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
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(United Nations: Anderson Cooper) The US air strikes against Syria shown.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The use of cruise missiles in the attacks being launched from the Red & Arabian seas & the targeting of Syria using advanced aircraft, including the F-22 Raptor, examined; maps shown.

(United Nations: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona & former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb about the air strikes. [FRANCONA - comments on concerns about Syrian air defenses; explains the targeting last night against fixed targets & the future need for intelligence on the ground.] [WEBB - calls it only a "symbolic" strike against ISIS, which cannot be defeated without countering the ISIS ideology.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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