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Syria / US Air Strike / A Discussion #1109248

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The US air strike into Syria last night noted. Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) US missile strikes past & presented reviewed; scenes shown of missile strikes in Iraq by President Bill Clinton, the 1986 attack by President Ronald Reagan {speaking video} against Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, the 1998 operation against Al Qaeda in Afghanistan & Sudan.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Satellite images of damages to the Syrian air field that was hit by missiles shown. Live discussion held with CNN's retired Gen. Mark Hertling & retired Col. Rick Francona about the missile strike. [HERTLING, FRANCONA - offer views on the aims of this military response, the reasoned targeting, the balance of the strike in sending a message to the Syrian government, why a Tomahawk does not crater a runway, n=how the key questions is what will the administration do next after this strike.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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