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Pakistan / Bin Laden / A Discussion #993669

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 13, 2011
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(Studio: John King) Breaking news on Pakistan's condemnation of the US raid that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† featured; scenes shown from the compound in Abbottabad. [Pakistani ambassador to US Husain HAQQANI†- denies bin Laden had a support network in Pakistan.] [In 2008, 2009, President Asid Ali ZARDARI†- affirms Pakistan's commitment to the war on terrorism.] New developments on what was found inside bin Laden's compound, former President Bush's comments and the slaughter by the Taliban in Pakistan at a military training center noted.

(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's Peter Bergen and Fran Townsend and reporter Reza Sayah about US-Pakistan relations after bin Laden. [SAYAH - says this is just Pakistani politicians doing domestic damage control and Pakistan and the US will just plod along as partners; downplays the significance of the seizing of pornography at the compound.] [TOWNSEND - comments on the Pakistani resolution against the drone attacks that puts pressure on the US counterterrorism program; notes what is known about the US interview of the three hostile bin Laden wives; offers her views on porn among the entourage.] [BERGEN - comments on the Pakistani Taliban retaliatory domestic strike via a suicide bombing to protest the death of bin Laden; suggests there will be more such attacks; gives his take on the porn stash.]

King, John

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