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Afghanistan War / Marines in Helmand #949282

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 06, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The coalition's efforts to remove the Taliban from Afghanistan's southern Helmand province introduced.

(Nawa, southern Afghanistan: Terry McCarthy) The situation in southern Afghanistan after the July offensive by the Marines featured; scenes shown of life in Nawa in Helmand; details given about the regrouping of the Taliban nearby & US plans to fix the infrastructure in a new approach to the counterinsurgency. [First Battalion, Fifth Marines, commander Lt. Col. William McCULLOUGH†- talks about the operation.] [USAID field representative Scott DEMPSEY†- says the Taliban works against cell phone towers; states Afghans want assurances we will stay.]

Couric, Katie;
McCarthy, Terry

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