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Afghanistan War / Kandahar / Food Aid #650706

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The battle in Afghanistan for the city of Kandahar featured; photos shown from the "final front." [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says there will be no pauses as the size of Taliban real estate shrinks; predicts Mullah Mohammed Omar is a "dead- ender."] The capture of Ahmed Abdel Rahman, son of imprisoned Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Peshawar, Pakistan: Deborah Amos) The stalling of the international aid effort in Afghanistan because the country is not safe for aid workers examined; details given of the dependence on truck drivers to deliver food aid. [World Food Program Lindsey DAVIS - says local infighting makes trucking supplies dangerous.] [UN development program Mark Malloch BROWN - says a new security arrangement is needed.]

Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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