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War Room / Afghanistan / Military Campaign #655263

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The latest developments reviewed; details given of the Chicago O'Hare Airport incident in which a man had 7 knives in his luggage and the anthrax cleanup at the Hart building in Washington, DC.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The United States military campaign in Afghanistan against the Taliban forces reviewed; plane carpet bombing video shown. [Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - comments on support for anti-Taliban troops; outlines the importance of closer air bases north of Afghanistan.] Map shown of air bases in Tajikistan that could be used for the campaign. The rescue of a downed United States helicopter outlined.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer; Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) Reports on a special operations commando mission in Afghanistan discussed; details given of Pentagon denials. [Earlier, New Yorker magazine Seymour HERSH - says the Delta force landing was a mess.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Northern Afghanistan: Matthew Chance) The show of force in northern Afghanistan by Northern Alliance against the Taliban forces featured; scenes shown of an opposition parade. [Northern Alliance first minister General Mohammed FAHIM - (thru translator) says the parade is designed to show our military power.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Chance, Matthew;
McIntyre, Jamie

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