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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 05, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) President Obama's announcement that the US military will be scaled back featured; details given about the new strategy relying less on ground troops and how the Navy will be used in the Pacific and the Strait of Hormuz; statistics on Army cuts cited. [OBAMA - says we need to look ahead.] [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - talks about the new military.] [ABC News consultant retired Col. Stephen GANYARD†- says there will be more robots and drones.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY†- talks about the Army.]

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:02:30

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