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Afghanistan War / Obama, McChrystal & Petraeus / Hastings Interview #968410

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 23, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's removal of US commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal with US Central Command Gen. David Petraeus to take over the war in Afghanistan introduced. [OBAMA - says he accepts McChrystal's resignation as the right thing because the magazine article undermines civilian authority.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM†- says lines were crossed & it was poor judgement.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Recent interview held with Michael Hastings, who wrote the "Rolling Stone" article about McChrystal; inset photos of McChrystal shown. [HASTINGS - says now we can discuss the Afghan policy the US is pursuing; outlines the reaction to his article, the rules of engagement in Afghanistan put in place by McChrystal & the style of Gen. Petraeus.]

Cooper, Anderson

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