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Syria / Civil War #1051632

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The debate between President Obama and Congress over military action in Syria reviewed; scenes shown of Secretary of State John Kerry and wife Teresa and anti-war protestors at a Congressional hearing. [OBAMA – says this is not Iraq and this is not Afghanistan.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER, Representative Nancy PELOSI – express support for Obama.] [Senator John McCAIN – says if you tell the enemy you’re going to attack, they’re going to disperse.] [Senators James RISCH†, Marco RUBIO†, Bob CORKER†, Rand PAUL†- express views.] [KERRY – says those scenes of human chaos and desperation were not contrived.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Kilis, Turkey: Richard Engel) The flood of refugees fleeing Syria into neighboring countries featured; scenes shown of the border crossing into Turkey, men walking through a hole in a fence, people crossing the Orontes†† River, refugees living in a public park and at a mosque courtyard. [Refugee “MARAHN”‡- says we are waiting for help from the US or any country.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Interview held with National Security Advisor Susan Rice about the Syrian crisis. [RICE – states there were a series of constructive bipartisan meetings; says we have not announced our intentions to the enemy; says the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable; says if terrorists or other dictators get hold of the chemical weapons they can be used on a massive scale; says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad and his backers in Iran & Hizbollah do not have any interest in seeing this escalate; wonders what is the message if we don’t act.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:10:20

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