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Afghanistan / Taliban Interview #814940

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 2005
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) US casualties in Afghanistan cited.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Details about the increasing insurgent attacks against American troops in Afghanistan provided in interviews with Taliban leader “Commander Ismail” presented; video shown of a battle with American forces sent to rescue a Navy SEAL; scenes shown of the terrorists displaying captured communications equipment and weapons. [ISMAIL {thru translator} – says the Mujahadeen are fighting under the Taliban’s Mullah Omar; comments on the downing of the rescue helicopter.] [NBC News analyst retired Lt. Col. Rick FRANCONA††- says they are ruthless.]

Brown, Campbell;
Myers, Lisa

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