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Afghanistan / Bomb / ISIS / A Discussion #1109449

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The US dropping of a massive bomb on remote ISIS territory in Afghanistan, how the bomb is delivered, how the US military had the bomb in Afghanistan for a while & whether President Trump authorized the big mission discussed; diagram of MOAB bomb shown; details given about the long planning for the bomb's use & how the success will have to be determined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gen. Mark Hertling, Gen. James "Spider" Marks, Dana Bash & Peter Bergen about the Afghanistan bombing. [HERTLING, MARKS, BASH, BERGEN - offer views on this "tactical" weapon saved to use for a specific target, how this military action by Trump is a complete change, the number of jihadi groups in Afghanistan, how the US diverted its attention away from Afghanistan.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Starr, Barbara

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