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Afghanistan War #999392

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 08, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) A Congressional report on US spending in Afghanistan examined; excerpts from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations report quoted; scenes shown from the confirmation hearing for Ryan Crocker, the nominee for Ambassador to Afghanistan. [Senator Robert MENENDEZ†- asks if this is a good use of taxpayer dollars.] [Senators John KERRY, James RICH†- question the US mission in Afghanistan.] [Senator John McCAIN – supports the investment.] The extent which Afghanistan depends on foreign aid and military spending discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:40

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