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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Mazar-I-Sharif Battle #652220

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Plans for the United States to step up the air campaign against Taliban targets in Afghanistan and the efforts of the United Front to capture Taliban stronghold Mazar-i-Sharif reported; night war footage shown. [War commander General Tommy FRANKS - says the United States is interested in Mazar-i-Sharif.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - talks about increasing the number of sorties.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Khudia Bahoudin, Afghanistan: Maureen Maher) The strategic importance of Mazar-i-Sharif in the war against the Taliban examined.

(Studio: Dan Rather) The meeting in London of British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf and the search for a USS Kitty Hawk sailor who fell overboard into the Arabian Sea reported.

Maher, Maureen;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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