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Afghanistan War / US Strategy / A Discussion #952756

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the war in Afghanistan that President Obama will reject all options on the table for US strategy introduced.

(White House: Suzanne Malveaux) A report that Obama is seeking revisions of war options, a timeline for the troops' presence & questions about the credibility of the Afghan government of President Hamid Karzai reviewed. That Obama is asking for an exit strategy & a timetable for when the Afghan police can take over from US troops & breaking news that US Ambassador to Afghanistan Gen. Karl Eikenberry†† has said about US strategy discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Peter Bergen about Afghanistan. [GERGEN - calls this startling news: that the process of decision-making has become long & messy with a public feud between Eikenberry & US commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal.] [BERGEN - comments of the significance of Eikenberry's view of Karzai.] [MALVEAUX - comments on the tug of war within the administration over options for Afghanistan as Obama prepares to go overseas for meetings.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Malveaux, Suzanne

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