The Final Battlefield: The Caves of Tora Bora

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Anti-Taliban forces have given holed-up al Qaeda forces until 10:30 PM EST tonight to surrender or face a major attack. The Alliance is claiming that the remaining al Qaeda fighters have been corralled into a 1.5 square mile area. Tonight may mark the beginning of the end of the war in Afghanistan. But unless al Qaeda agrees to surrender, the final battle may take place underground in Osama bin Laden's cave complex. This hour, a look inside the caves of Tora Bora where it is believed Osama bin Laden is hiding out. What do these underground tunnels look like? How hard will it be for the anti-Taliban forces to invade...and will we be able to find bin Laden in this underground labyrinth?


Michael Vickers, former CIA and Special Forces Officer
Jack Shroder, directed the Atlas of Afghanistan Project
Ali Jalali, former Afghan Army Colonel

This program aired on December 11, 2001.


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