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War Room / Afghanistan War / Kabul #654866

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Jabal Saraj: Matthew Chance) Dramatic gains by the Northern Alliance in the ground war in Afghanistan against the Taliban reviewed; details given of reports about Kabul, the need for a power-sharing government for a future government of Afghanistan and the question of which wing of the Northern Alliance will prevail.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Franken) The Pentagon's reaction to the successes in the military campaign examined; details given of the issue of whether the Northern Alliance will go into Kabul before the politics are settled. The US decision to use air bases in Tajikistan, which would put United States planes close to the action, discussed. Word that United States jets were scrambled in response to the crash of Flight 587 in New York City noted.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Chance, Matthew;
Franken, Bob

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