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Afghanistan War / Karzai-US Relations #922328

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 15, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Richard Engel) The situation in Afghanistan as the government there looks weaker featured; scenes shown from the mountains, the sites of last week's attacks against the government in Kabul; details given of the Taliban;'s goal to weaken Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai. [101st Airborne Div. Brig. Gen. James McCONVILLE†- says we need more security forces.] [US envoy Richard HOLBROOKE††- talks about President Obama's message of support for Karzai.] [Tolo TV CEO Jahid MOHSENI†- says Karzai's honeymoon is over.]

Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard

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