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Libya / Uprising #991010

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The defection of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's foreign minister {Moussa Koussa††} noted; scenes shown of the rebels on the run.

(White House: Jake Tapper) Reports that President Obama has signed a secret authorization for covert aid to the Libyan rebels examined; scenes shown of the rebels under attack; details given of the issue of arming the opposition. [In 2001, former Congressman Charlie WILSON†- talks about Afghanistan.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON, NATO supreme allied commander in Europe Adm. James STAVRIDIS†- comment on the make-up of the opposition.] Long clip from the movie "Charlie Wilson's War" about US involvement and unintended consequences in Afghanistan shown.

Sawyer, Diane;
Tapper, Jake

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