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Middle East / ISIS / Kassig Execution #1083557

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Nov 16, 2014
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(Studio: Poppy Harlow) The beheading by ISIS of American Peter Kassig† reported; photos shown; full statement from Kassig’s parents quoted. Live discussion held with CNN national security analyst Robert Baer† about the execution of Kassig. [BAER – says he thinks the hostage-takers are on the move; says there is a certain amount of desperation and anger because the air strikes are working; comments on other groups swearing allegiance to ISIS; says ISIS will collapse under its own weight; comments on the possibility of putting US troops in the region.]

(No location given: Arwa Damon) Kassig’s work as a humanitarian aid worker in Syria reviewed; details given about his conversion to Islam and his decision to change his name to Abdul Rahman Kassig†; his letter to his parents during his captivity quoted. [KASSIG – says this is what he’s been put here to do.]

Harlow, Poppy;
Damon, Arwa

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