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ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on slain al-Qaeda leader who orchestrated 9/11

(NEW YORK) — Osama bin Laden’s successor, who helped coordinate the 9/11 terror attacks, was killed by a CIA drone strike in Afghanistan over the weekend. President Joe Biden announced that Ayman al-Zawahiri, an al-Qaeda leader, was killed by two Hellfire missiles in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Biden...
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Women in the War Zone: Clarissa Ward, Martha Raddatz, Lyse Doucet and More Correspondents on Covering Ukraine From the Ground

Click here to read the full article. With the casualties continuing to rise in Russia’s months-long invasion of Ukraine, reporters in the field face a daily tightrope walk between getting the story and potentially getting killed. At least 14 journalists have already died in the conflict, which broke out when Russian troops invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24. “It is something you’re constantly grappling with, and trying to set boundaries to ensure that it doesn’t get out of hand, because in a situation like this, where you have a massive war unfolding, you do feel, understandably, as a journalist like you want...
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Covering Ukraine with Martha Raddatz: ‘You don’t leave the biggest story in the world and not go back’

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Sam Sweeney works in the ABC News transportation unit, usually breaking stories alongside Gio Benitez. But in mid-February, his phone rang. It was his boss. The question: “‘Would you be willing to go to Ukraine tomorrow with Martha Raddatz?’ And I was in West Virginia,” Sweeney said Sweeney’s answer? “I was […]
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ABC News’ Martha Raddatz And Ian Pannell On Covering The Human Side Of Ukraine War: “Praying For The Best, And Fearing That The Worst Is Coming”

Click here to read the full article. The initial focus of coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine so far has been on the military action: The sounds of blasts and images of missile strikes. But ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz, stationed in Lviv, and senior foreign correspondent Ian Pannell, based in Kyiv, each with decades of experience covering foreign affairs, said that one of the greater challenges is to capture the human side of what is happening. “One of the things that has always been important to me in covering war is the cost of war, and I...
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Martha Raddatz Named ‘Woman of Influence’ at Wonder Women of NY

Martha Raddatz, the chief global affairs correspondent for ABC News and co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos, will be honored as a Woman of Influence at the March 24, 2022, Wonder Women of New York luncheon. Raddatz, whose Iraq War nonfiction book The Long Road Home — a Story...
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Martha Raddatz Confronts Defense Sec. on Kabul Evacuations: ‘Whose Job Was It to Worry About Those Interpreters, Those Afghans at Risk?’

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz confronted Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Sunday over the United States not starting Afghanistan evacuations much sooner. There has been criticism — including among people supportive of withdrawing from Afghanistan — over how the Biden administration has handled the withdrawal and the chaotic scenes of people in and around the airport waiting to be evacuated.