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(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with former assistant defense secretary Frank Gaffney†, retired US Army Gen. David Grange†, and former Special Operations & CIA officer Michael Vickers† about the role of the US Marines in Afghanistan. [GRANGE - says having the Marines there is a show of force; describes their mission; talks about the Marines’ helicopters.] [VICKERS - says the objective is to get the remnants of the Taliban leadership and Al Qaeda; contrasts the fight in Afghanistan with the conflict in Beirut.] [GAFFNEY - says the forces are there to take the fight to the enemy; expresses concern about the Marines’ equipment; promotes use of the Osprey aircraft.]
- Blitzer, Wolf
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