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The War Room (Bayh, Scowcroft, Hagel Interviews-Part I) #724399

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 20, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with Senator Evan Bayh†, former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft†, and Senator Chuck Hagel† about whether the US should look for new targets against terrorism and the continuing search for terrorist Osama bin Laden and other Al Qaeda operatives. [SCOWCROFT - says most of the organized resistance in Afghanistan is gone; comments on intact Al Qaeda cells worldwide; talks about the caves in Tora Bora; says most of the ground troops have been Afghans.] [BAYH - says some intelligence operatives may already be in Pakistan; notes the porosity of the Afghan-Pakistani border; explains why more American troops were not sent into Tora Bora.] [HAGEL – comments on the cooperation of the Pakistani government; describes factors which hinder the search for bin Laden.]

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