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Iraq / Militants Advance / US / A Discussion #1067243

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 19, 2014
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(Baghdad: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on chemical weapons in Iraq and what President Obama said about Iraq introduced; scenes shown of Obama awarding the Medal of Honor to retired Marine Kyle Carpenter for heroism in Afghanistan. [OBAMA - says we are working to secure our embassy and increase surveillance/intelligence and continue to support the Iraqi security forces, but Iraqi leaders must come together through the political process with the US not carrying our a military solution.]

(Baghdad: Anderson Cooper, Nic Robertson; Washington: Jim Sciutto, Jim Acosta; Erbil: Arwa Damon) The Iraqi chemical plant out in the desert that might be taken over by ISIS with a State Department spokesman quoted, the US mission in Iraq, the option of air strikes along with military advisers, the problems of aiming air strikes, the US lack of confidence in Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, how the Iraqi security forces are trained to handle checkpoints, but is not operational discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Nic, Anderson Cooper,;
Jim, Jim Sciutto,;
Damon, Arwa
Duration:
00:15:10

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