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War Room / Afghanistan / Kabul #654918

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 14, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The changing face of Afghanistan reviewed; details given of reports that eight foreign aid workers, including Americans Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer, have been freed by the retreating Taliban.

(Kabul: Christiane Amanpour) The situation in Kabul after the liberation from Taliban control featured; scenes shown of the people and Northern Alliance soldiers in the street and of Al Jazeera footage from Kandahar; details given of reports of a battle in Kandahar between Taliban and anti- Taliban forces.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The Pentagon's reevaluation of military plans in response to the rapid retreat of the Taliban outlined; scenes shown of Navy planes bombing fleeing Taliban forces. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on what is being done.] [Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - says it is difficult to identify the Taliban in southern Afghanistan.] The United States signal to Iraq by sending more troops for exercises in Kuwait noted.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: John King) The administration's concerns about the war in Afghanistan reviewed; scenes shown of Russian President Vladimir Putin arriving in Crawford, Texas, for a visit to President Bush's ranch. [Vice President Dick CHENEY - says Al Qaeda is global, so our operation is only beginning.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - says we will continue to hunt the terrorists down.]

Amanpour, Christiane;
Blitzer, Wolf;
King, John;
McIntyre, Jamie

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