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War Room (Afghanistan: Adelman, Wilson, McGann Interview) Part I #654947

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 15, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with former arms control director Ken Adelman, former Congressman Charlie Wilson and Crucible CEO/president J. Kelly McGann about what is next in the war in Afghanistan. [ADELMAN - says he does not believe bin Laden and Al Qaeda had nuclear weapons, but sought them; indicates we need to worry about a state (like Iraq) having nuclear materials; reminds the goal was to beat the Taliban and stop governments from hosting terrorism.] [WILSON - comments on nuclear material; indicates chemical, biological weapons are a more immediate concern; admits to being wrong about the Northern Alliance's military capabilities.] [McGANN - says bin Laden does not have the technology for nuclear weaponry.] Statement from Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar about the aim of destroying America quoted.

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