CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 2003
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Live in-studio interview held with terrorism & security analyst Ken Robinson about the US military's Task Force 20, which has been hunting for Saddam Hussein in Iraq. [ROBINSON - says the Special Operations task force was used for specific purposes in Iraq; outlines who is in Task Force 20, which is a large, but utilitarian organization; explains how the force uses intelligence; states we must assume Saddam is still alive & casts a huge shadow over Iraq; indicates there may be an "insurgency" in Iraq & this phase is most dangerous because of the ambiguity of the situation where rules of engagement need to change.]
(Baghdad: Ben Wedeman) The story of Pfc. Shawn Pahnke, a "fallen brother" who was killed by a sniper on June 16 in northwest Baghdad, presented; scenes shown from a memorial service that concluded with the playing of Taps. [At the ceremony & after, Pvt. Curtis CAMERON - raises questions; says Shawn wanted to go home & see his son.]