talks to Michael and former DEA agent Robert Strang
about the action on Wednesday that resulted in the
death of the leader of one of the Mexican drug cartels.
version of the piece about Roy Hallums that aired on
AC360 last night, followed by Rick Sanchez asking
Michael to talk more about what happened on Haifa
prepared piece on Roy Hallums, an American contractor
who was held hostage by Iraqi insurgents for 311 days.
Michael also discusses some of the details of his own
close call on Haifa Street in 2004.
fills in for Campbell Brown and talks to Michael And
former DEA agent Robert Strang about the shootout
yesterday in Mexico that ended in the death of the head
of one of the drug cartels.
at the slaughter going on in Juarez, with some of the
same footage we've seen and some new info as well.
Afterwards, Michael joins Anderson in the studio to
discuss the future.
Cooper hosts from San Diego; Michael reports on the
latest escalation in violence in Juarez after a
horrific attack on a drug rehab facility. Yesterday,
Michael and his crew spent the day riding with law
enforcement officials as the body count climbed higher
Cooper talks with Michael, Chris Lawrence, Peter
Bergen, David Gergen, and Robin Wright (from the US
Institute of Peace) about the withdrawal date of July
2011, whether we are doing nation-building, and whether
corruption really matters.
Length: 7:39 / 6:26 / 6:56
talks to Michael, Peter Blaber (author of "The Men, the
Mission, and Me"), and Jeremy Scahill (author of
"Blackwater" and a writer for The
explains why we have to deal with the Afghan warlords
in order to stabilize the situation enough get our
(People may bristle at his ending comments, but as usual, he lays the truth on the line, politics be damned. I may not like the reality, but it is the reality, and that's what we need to deal with.)
was on live after AC360
and spoke to
Michael, Peter Bergen, and Nic Robertson.
Michael again emphasizes that whether another 30,000 troops will help depends completely on where they are are posted on what their orders will be.
(I thought Nic's insight about the medical issues was very interesting -- we will have more fatalities because of the differences in terrain from Iraq, the lack of the ability to get wounded troops medivac'd to a hospital within the 'golden hour' after the injuries are sustained, which is a reason so many more wounded in Iraq have been saved.)
Cooper kicks off AC360 with a recap of the most
important moments from the speech and then talks to his
panel: Michael, Christiane Amanpour, Nic Robertson,
Peter Bergen, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Michael says he was disappointed by the revoiced rhetoric he heard ("Let's hit Pakistan with a wet piece of lettuce") although he was not expecting details to be discussed in the speech.
In the second clip, John King and Michael are back at the Magic Wall to show again where the American/NATO forces are and where the fighting is.
Finally, Anderson talks to Fareed Zakaria about the president's grasp of the situation in Afghanistan (which leads to a wisecrack about Michael's wearing of the salwar kameez).
Length: 7:19 / 3:03 / 2:34