CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 2009
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(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Peter Bergen about Afghanistan's controversial law & the arrest of an Al Qaeda cell in Saudi Arabia. [BERGEN - talks about Al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia.] [GERGEN - suggests US not be too self-righteous, but we need to make changing this law a condition for propping up the Afghan government; compares the Afghanistan policies of President Bush & Obama with more US civilians going in to help with reconstruction.] [BERGEN - comments on Obama's plan for Afghanistan & the question of what to do about Pakistan, which also has terrible laws about women; suggests there will be a decade-long presence in Afghanistan.]
(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Amanpour's documentary on Afghan women noted.
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