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Afghanistan War / "Obama's Wars" #980799

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Andrea Mitchell) Journalist Bob Woodward’s book "Obama's Wars," about the debate within President Obama's administration over the war in Afghanistan, examined; excerpts quoted; details given about the infighting among Obama’s advisors and the dependence on the unreliable Afghan President Hamid Karzai. [December 1, 2009, OBAMA – says the review has allowed him to ask the hard questions.] [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS†- states this conflict makes the best strategy.] Conservative critic Liz Cheney’s criticism of Obama’s belief that he can absorb a terrorist attack noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams, Savannah Guthrie, Andrea Mitchell) Obama’s agenda for the meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, the White House reaction to Woodward’s book, and the issue of inviting a journalist to national security deliberations discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Savannah, Brian Williams,
Duration:
00:04:50

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