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Iran / Nuclear Program #1017735

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The tension over whether Israel will attack Iran over its nuclear program featured; details given about National Security Advisor Tom Donilon††’s warning to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; map shown of the 3 routes Israel could use to strike Iran. [IAEA team deputy director general Herman NACKAERTS†- says we hope to have constructive days in Tehran.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY†– says a strike at this time would be destabilizing.] [Former State Department Middle East negotiator Aaron David MILLER†- says the administration doesn’t want to see military action.] [NBC military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- notes Israel may be counting on this triggering a wider war.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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