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Pakistan / Bin Laden Killing / Ambassador Interview #993430

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 2011
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Jim Sciutto) A statement from a Pakistani government official that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† had to have had inside help from Pakistani official examined; statement quoted; details given of information that he lived near Haripur for a few years. [On "60 Minutes," OBAMA - speculates about Pakistan and bin Laden.] [In interview, former ambassador to the US Mahmoud DURRANI††- says this has shaken the US-Pakistan relationship.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Christiane Amanpour) ABC News exclusive interview held with Pakistan's ambassador Husain Haqqani†. [HAQQANI - says we would have taken action if we knew where he was and that heads will roll due to imcompetence or complicity.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Kerley) The tapes released by the Pentagon after the raid on the bin Laden compound featured; excerpts shown of bin Laden watching himself on TV; details given of his declining influence in the Arab world and of Us interest in talking to the three wives now held by the Pakistanis. [Former CIA officer Charlie ALLEN†- says the tapes showed an isolated individual; lauds the administration's decision to take away the mystique about bin Laden.] [On Monday, deputy national security adviser John BRENNAN†-comments.] [Former acting CIA director John McLAUGHLIN†- offers an assessment.]

Muir, David;
Sciutto, Jim;
Amanpour, Christiane;
Kerley, David

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