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Afghanistan / Bin Laden / Videotapes / Wright, Bergen Interview #655679

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with "Los Angeles Times" chief diplomatic correspondent Robin Wright and CNN terrorism analysis Peter Bergen on the changes in Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden's appearance as shown in the available videotapes. [WRIGHT - says bin Laden appears more desperate in each succeeding tape; indicates his ego comes through in the tapes; cites the importance of the tensions between India and Pakistan.] [BERGEN - notes bin Laden was not moving his left side at all; explains what is striking about this 34-minute videotape, including his decision that he is ready to die; believes bin Laden is genuinely willing to die.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf
Duration:
00:06:20

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