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May 3rd, 2012
05:19 PM ET

Gingrich calls Romney a liar

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks former GOP candidate Newt Gingrich if he thought Romney lied.

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May 3rd, 2012
05:18 PM ET

Gingrich gives his two cents on VP choices

Former GOP candidate Newt Gingrich gives his two cents on who should be on the short list for Romney's running mate.

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Gingrich calls Romney a liar


Filed under: 2012 election • Newt Gingtich • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
BLITZER'S BLOG: President Obama’s olive branch to the Taliban
May 3rd, 2012
01:54 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: President Obama’s olive branch to the Taliban

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN)
– For a long time, U.S. intelligence officials have testified before congressional committees that there are probably fewer than 100 al Qaeda terrorists remaining in Afghanistan. They have suggested that there are many more al Qaeda members in other countries, including Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.

If true, and I believe it is, that raises this question: Why does the United States still have 90,000 troops in Afghanistan and virtually none in those other countries?
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Filed under: Afghanistan • al Qaeda • Barack Obama • Situation Room • Taliban • Wolf Blitzer