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Asia / US Bases / Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan #922521

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The decision by Kyrgyzstan for the US to give up the Manas Air Base reported; scenes shown of the base.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The US use of an air base in Pakistan to target terrorists featured; satellite scenes shown of the remote Shamsi Air Base; details given about the restrictions on who can be targeted, the CIA drone attacks on Al Qaeda in tribal areas and the Pakistani view that the US is a greater threat than Al Qaeda. [Rand Corp.'s Christine FAIR†- says some fellows are off-limits.]

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David

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