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Afghanistan War / US Troops / Remote Bases #949169

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 04, 2009
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(Studio: Dan Harris) A massive attack on US bases in Afghanistan that killed 8 soldiers reported.

(Afghanistan: Nic Schifrin) The coordinated assault on two separate US bases reviewed; scenes shown from eastern Afghanistan. [Voice of reporter Karen RUSSO†- describes what happened.] [US commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McCHRYSTAL†- says we must prioritize in threatened populated areas.]

(Studio: Dan Harris; Washington: Martha Raddatz) The plight of these remote bases that are bullet magnets, the dangers of pulling out & the ongoing debate over strategies on the ground in Afghanistan discussed.

Harris, Dan;
Schifrin, Nic;
Raddatz, Martha

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