NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 2009
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(Kabul: Jim Maceda) The Taliban’s suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan that killed 7 Americans reviewed; scenes shown from Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost province; statement from CIA director Leon Panetta quoted; photo shown of victim Harold Brown from Bolton, Massachusetts; details given of the concern about insurgents infiltrating Afghan forces. [Bolton police Chief Vincent ALSONSO- reacts.] The deaths of 5 Canadians in Kandahar noted; photo shown.
(Studio: Lester Holt) US military deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2009 cited.
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