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Afghanistan / Karzai Visit / Opium Trade #791553

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Studio: Michelle Miller) The status of the opium trade in Afghanistan at the time of President Hamid Karzai's visit to the US examined; details given from a "New York Times" story that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice† has asserted Karzai is unwilling to assert strong leadership, of the death of another American soldier in southern Afghanistan, of the riots last week in response to the story about the desecration of the Koran & of reports of the abuse of Afghans in custody. [In Boston, KARZAI - thanks Americans.] [KARZAI - comments on the situation.] [Analyst Jerry VAN DYKE†- points out opium is the main cash crop for Afghanistan; notes the US is not winning the battle for hearts & minds in Afghanistan.]

Roberts, John;
Miller, Michelle

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