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America Strikes Back / Afghanistan / Bin Laden #653425

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 15, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The imminent collapse of the Taliban military in Afghanistan and the United States targeting of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden featured; scenes shown of fighting near Konduz and Kandahar. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says it is not a good time to be part of the Taliban.] [US Central Command commander General Tommy FRANKS - says we are tightening the noose; outlines the mission for United States combat forces.] US preparations for a larger ground war noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The latest intelligence on bin Laden, who is on the move, reviewed; details given of scenarios in which bin Laden escapes and of where he might go. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on bin Laden crossing.] [South Asia expert Mansoor IJAZ, former US ambassador to the United Nations Richard HOLBROOKE, retired Army Major Andy MESSING - comment on what could happen to bin Laden.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea

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