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The War Room (Afghanistan: Shepperd, Copulos, Samad Interview - Part II) #724069

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 2001
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(Studio: Martin Savidge) Live discussion continued with CNN analyst US Air Force retired Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd†, National Defense Council Foundation Milt Copulos† and Azadi Afghan Radio Omar Samad† about the future of Afghanistan; map shown of the ethnic divisions of Afghanistan. [COPULOS – says we should help the country be what it can be; states the future of Afghanistan lies with the U.N.] [SAMAD – refutes the idea of Afghanistan breaking up; speculates on what will happen at the upcoming summit in Bonn, Germany.] [SHEPPERD – says the mission of the US military is to get rid of Taliban & Al Qaeda and not get bogged down in nation-building; comments on Northern Alliance opposition to the presence of foreign troops on their soil.]

Savidge, Martin

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