CBS Evening News for Friday, May 06, 2011
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(Washington: Bob Orr) A US drone strike in Yemen against Al Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki reported. The evidence recovered in the raid on bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan featured; details given about data providing clues to the locations of Al Qaeda leaders, including Ayman al-Zawahiri, and notes detailing potential plots.
(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.
(Ft. Campbell, Kentucky: Chip Reid) President Obama's trip to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky to thank the Special Forces involved in the mission that took out bin Laden featured. [OBAMA – says our strategy is working; praises the Navy SEALs.] [Army S/Sgt. Marion GITHENS- says bin Laden’s death was a good ending for our deployment.]
(Studio: Harry Smith) Obama’s account of the planning of the raid presented. [With Steve Kroft for “60 Minutes,” OBAMA - notes his concern about getting our guys out.]
(Islamabad: Elizabeth Palmer) The embarrassment for Pakistan’s army and intelligence service from the revelation that CIA operatives were living in a safe house in the same neighborhood as bin Laden featured; scenes shown from inside bin Laden’s compound, which was stripped by the SEALs; details given about anger over the US violation of Pakistan’s borders. [Former Pakistan ISI chief Asad MUNIR- says it is going to have effects on the cooperation between the ISI and CIA.] [Pakistani MAN – says we demand of America to treat us as a sovereign nation and not as a colony.]