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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's request to Congress for military authorization for limited combat troop operations against ISIS after American hostage Kayla Mueller was killed introduced. [OBAMA - says we don't want a long ground war.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The opposition from both some Democrats & Republicans to Obama's request to use the military discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The four Americans killed by ISIS noted; photos shown.

(Washington: Pamela Brown) A report that hostage Kayla Mueller may have been given to an ISIS fighter as a bride & converted to Islam examined; pictures shown. [Former CIA agent Aki PERITZ@- talks about the religious conversion issue.] [Former hostage negotiator Chris VOSS@- explains how Kayla was treated.] [Representative Paul GOSAR@- comments on a rescue plan.] The Mueller family efforts to rescue their daughter discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Rohde, who had been held captive by the Taliban, about life as a captive. [ROHDE - explains trying to survive as a captive; comments on what Kayla wrote & US hostage policy.] Kayla's letter quoted.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Bash, Dana;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:10:20

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