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America Strikes Back / Afghanistan / United States Marines #653554

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 2001
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Plans for the United States to send 1500 Marine ground troops into southern Afghanistan for the continuing search for terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden in the mountains north of Kandahar featured; scenes shown of fighting between Taliban and Northern Alliance troops in Maidan Shahr and Konduz, Afghanistan. [Northern Alliance foreign minister Dr. Abdullah ABDULLAH - says he hopes negotiations with the Taliban will work.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Jalalabad, Afghanistan: Mike Taibbi) The continuing battles between Northern Alliance troops and pockets of Taliban resistance near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, featured; details given of complaints from Northern Alliance forces that the United States is mistakenly bombing their camps instead of Taliban camps; scenes shown of Afghans watching television and going to market in Jalalabad.

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Taibbi, Mike;
Williams, Brian

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