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Iraq / ISIS Crisis / US Role #1069949

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) The crisis in Iraq introduced; scenes shown of families in the mountains.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The plans for a possible US air strike in Iraq to protect Americans against ISIS militants examined; details given about the US assets in Erbil, the humanitarian mission to drop aid to families trapped on the mountain. [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST - comments on the situation.] [ABC consultant retired Col. Stephen GANYARD - talks about the relief supplies mission.]

(Studio: David Muir; White House: Jonathan Karl) The threat to the city of Erbil where US military advisers and diplomats are discussed.

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha;
Karl, Jonathan

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