MSNBC's Rachel Maddow presented the first of her two-part series on the war in Afghanistan Tuesday night.
The second part will air on MSNBC on Wednesday night 9 PM, EST.
In this series of clips from the Rachel Maddow website on MSNBC, you get to see Maddow and Engel and other members of the MSNBC team embedded with the 82nd Airborne talking about the conditions and problems U.S. forces face in trying to convert Afghanistan into a functioning democracy.
You can see the clips here:
Click on link above and then surf through each segment as they are listed on the lefthand side of the website.
Editor's note: What I got out of the Rachel Maddow show on Tuesday night is this is a daunting and almost impossible task for the U.S. military to try and convince the Afghan people they would be better off governing themselves than allowing the Taliban to control their destiny....Bill Corcoran, editor, CORKSPHERE, http://corksphere.blogspot.com
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
NEWS ALERT: MSNBC'S RACHEL MADDOW AND RICHARD ENGEL DESCRIBE WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING IN AFGHANISTAN
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 10:06 PM
Rachel Maddow, who hosts the "Rachel Maddow Show," on MSNBC is embedded with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan and in this video report from the "Today Show" Maddow explains how U.S. troops are working tirelessly to help the people of Kandahar, Afghanistan establish their own governance.
Maddow will devote her Tuesday and Wednesday night shows, MSNBC 9 PM, EST, to her reports from Kandahar, Afghanistan.
You can see Maddow's "Today Show" interview here:
Click on link to view video
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 11:18 AM
This video reports on the difficulty allied troops are having in securing Marjah, Afghanistan.
It is expected it will take a couple of more months to bring about order to the region.
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WATCH VIDEO HERE:
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 10:52 AM