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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introd.
(Moscow, USSR : Barry Petersen) USSR troops reported completing retreat from Afghanistan; details given, scenes shown. USSR General Boris Gromov shown embracing his son. Afghan army noted deteriorating. [Afghan MAN - comments on expected fall of Kabul, Afghanistan.]
(DC: David Martin) United States reaction to USSR withdrawal from Afghanistan examined. [Rand Corporation spokesperson Zalmay KHALILIZAD - comments on situation.] Roles of mujahedeen and general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in withdrawal discussed. [Representative Charles WILSON - comments on Gorbachev and withdrawal.] United States Stinger anti- aircraft missile noted helping guerrillas. [Former defense undersecretary Fred IKLE - comments on important of Stinger in war.] [KHALILIZAD - comments on US strategy.] CIA's undercover operation in Afghanistan noted so large that it could not be kept secret.
- Rather, Dan;
- Martin, David;
- Petersen, Barry
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