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Afghanistan / War / Haq Execution #716238

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2001
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Peshawar: Deborah Amos) Questions about US efforts to help Abdul Haq, who was executed by the Taliban when he entered Afghanistan to try to get Taliban commanders to change sides, examined. [Brother Haji din MOHAMMAD - comments.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says Haq received assistance from the air.] [Former national security adviser Robert McFARLANE - says Haq received no support; says the CIA has failed to develop human intelligence in Afghanistan.] [Ritchie Brothers Foundation Joseph RITCHIE - explains what Haq was trying to do.] Growing support for the Taliban noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Amos, Deborah

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