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Afghanistan War / Drone Attack #995322

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 04, 2011
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Studio: David Muir) Report introduced. Kabul: Mike Boettcher) A report that a drone US missile strike in Waziristan, Pakistan, killed Al Qaeda terrorist Kasmieri‡ featured; details given about his role in the Mombay, India, terrorism strike. [CSIS Transnational Threats Project Thomas SANDERSON†- calls this an important hit.] [With Diane Sawyer in Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says drones have played a significant role in taking out Taliban leaders.] Studio: David Muir; Washington: Christiane Amanpour) The ground reports on the attack and the importance of Kasmieri as a target in the fight against Al Qaeda discussed. Studio: David Muir) Sawyer's travels in Afghanistan previewed.

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