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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Avila) The decision by the Parliament of Britain not to support any military action against Syria leaving President Obama to act alone with a strike against the use of chemical weapons examined; details given of the specifics of charges against chemical weapons use. [Deputy White House press secretary Josh EARNEST†- says it will be a discrete and limited action.] [Representative Mike ROGERS†- speaks about consequences.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Beirut: Terry Moran) The mind of dictator Syrian President Bashir al-Assad examined; scenes shown of him addressing the troops; details given about his background, wife Asma and how he has been changed by the civil war. [In 2007 interview, ASSAD - opposes violence.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Avila, Jim;
Moran, Terry

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