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Afghanistan War / Documents Leak #971577

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 31, 2010
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Kerley) Growing evidence that Army Pvt. Bradley Manning had help in leaking documents on the war in Afghanistan examined; details given from a "New York Times" story on Manning's friends & a statement from the Taliban about seeking Afghans who helped the US. [Computer hacker Adrian LAMO†- talks about Manning.] [Former acting CIA director John McLAUGHLIN - says people in Afghanistan are now on hit lists.] [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†- talks about identification.] [On NBC, WikeLeaks editor Julian ASSANGE†- comments on collateral damage.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Christiane Amanpour) What Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said about the Taliban threats against Afghans reviewed. [For "This Week," GATES - says there is legal & moral culpability for WikiLeaks.]

(Studio: David Muir) The guests on "This Week" tomorrow listed.

Muir, David;
Kerley, David;
Amanpour, Christiane

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