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America Fights Back / Afghanistan War / United Front / Bin Laden #651885

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 11, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Khudia Bahoudin, Afghanistan: Byron Pitts) The steady pounding in the war in northern Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of air strikes and a factory hit by bombs; map shown of the area in question between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance.

(Front lines in northeastern Afghanistan: Maureen Maher) The fighting on the front lines in northern Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of the United Front soldiers and their Russian-made tanks.

(Studio: John Roberts) Death of French journalist Johanne Sutton in northeastern Afghanistan during an ambush reported.

(Studio: John Roberts) President Bush's call at the United Nations for pressure on the Taliban in Afghanistan because Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden would turn his battle into a war against civilization reported

(Washington: Diana Olick) The fragility of the alliances in the war in Afghanistan examined. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says bin Laden wants weapons of mass destruction; sites the complications in Kabul; points out there are Iranian liaison people in Afghanistan as well.] [Brookings Institution Michael O'HANLON - cites the tribal splits in the Kabul situation.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Islamabad, Pakistan: Tom Fenton) Reports in the British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph that bin Laden has admitted that his Al Qaeda group carried out the September 11 attacks examined; bin Laden quoted about going after the World Trade Center towers as "legitimate targets." ["The Dawn" editor Hamid MIR - says bin Laden claims to have nuclear weapons; describes bin Laden's demeanor.]

Fenton, Tom;
Maher, Maureen;
Olick, Diana;
Pitts, Byron;
Roberts, John

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