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Iraq / Baghdad Bombings / A Discussion #1010214

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 2011
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) A wave of bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, after the US troops have left introduced; scenes shown from the bombing sites. Live discussion held with CNN's Arwa Damon and former CIA agent Robert Baer about Iraq. [From Baghdad, DAMON - says there were 16 explosions during rush hour after the US military withdrew; states the attacks appear to be linked to Al Qaeda and a vacuum may be being filled by extremist groups on both sides; outlines the limits on what the US can do in this monumental political crisis as Iraq becomes more polarized.] [BAER - says insiders in Iraq are worried about an all-out civil war; explains how Iran Turkey and Saudi Arabia could become involved in such a war.]
Gupta, Sanjay

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