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The War Room (Berger, Walker, Wilson Interviews–Part I) #724427

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with former National Security Advisor Samuel Berger†, former Assistant Secretary of State Edward Walker† and former Representative Charlie Wilson† about the new videotape of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden. [BERGER - says the tape was "underwhelming”; states it is still important to find bin Laden dead or alive; comments on bin Laden’s appearance; talks about the media’s concerns about airing bin Laden tapes.] [WALKER - says the videotape will not have significant impact among Arabs; states terrorist cells pose a continuing threat; says bin Laden never showed concern for the Palestinians before September 11.] [WILSON - says the only people who will give the tape any credence are fanatics; compares the tribal areas around the Afghan-Pakistan border to the Wild West; notes the harsh conditions of the caves; states it’s not the end of the world if we don’t find bin Laden.]

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