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Afghanistan War / New Strategy #925568

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 2008
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(Studio: David Gregory) Soldiers shown arriving at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport for home leave this Thanksgiving.

(Kandahar airfield, Afghanistan: Jim Maceda) The US military‚Äôs new strategy for defeating the Taliban in Afghanistan examined; scenes shown of a suicide bombing site in Kabul; details given of plans to win over tribal leaders and invest in increasing the size of Afghan forces. [US Maj. John PAINE‡- comments on living standards in Afghanistan.] [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- notes it is not a US war.]

Gregory, David;
Maceda, Jim

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