This program is 25 minutes long
(Kabul: Richard Engel) The recent spate of inside attacks against US troops featured; scenes shown of a training mission; details given about the US mission to partner with Afghan forces. [NATO forces in Afghanistan deputy commander Lt. Gen. Adrian BRADSHAW- comments on this "tragic incident."] [NATO forces in Afghanistan commander Gen. John ALLEN- says we will work to understand the problem and eliminate this threat.] [Lt. PHILLIPS - speaks about trust.]
(Hatay, Turkey: Ann Curry) A major new battle between the government and rebel forces in the war in Syria featured; scenes shown of fighting in Aleppo where the marketplace burned.
(Las Vegas: Kristen Welker) The background to the first debate in the presidential election campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney featured; scenes shown of Obama in Nevada; details given about their debate preparations. [On Wednesday, OBAMA - jokes about jobs.] [Last week, ROMNEY - comments on the debates.] [On "This Week," Obama campaign strategist David PLOUFFE; on "Face the Nation," Senator John McCAIN, New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE- offer views on the debate.] [In Nevada, Ann ROMNEY - worries about Mitt.] [Vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN - says we are giving a clear choice.]
(Kabul: Lester Holt; Washington: Chuck Todd) The importance of the debates in this election where Romney is behind and needs to find a way to fire up the Republicans discussed.