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Iraq War / Invasion Anniversary / Syria #1046988

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The 10th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq reported.

(Jerusalem: Richard Engel) The lasting damage to Iraq from the war examined; scenes shown of bombing sites in Baghdad, fighting in the streets; details given about how both Sunnis and Shiites blame the US for the instability; casualty figures cited. [In March 2003, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul WOLFOWITZ†- states it doesn’t have to be paid for with US taxpayer money.] [Iraq veteran Capt. A.J. BOYES††- says it was a tough sacrifice but it will be okay.] The administration’s reluctance to become more involved in other foreign conflicts, including Syria, where there are reports of a chemical weapons attack, noted.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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