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Iraq / ISIS Crisis / US Role #1069982

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) US air strikes in northern Iraq introduced; images shown of the bombing in the distance.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The US targeting of ISIS militants to protect American lives in Erbil and the people stuck in the mountains featured; scenes and diagrams of the bombing with a bomb timeline and of refugees on the mountain shown. [Former fighter pilot retired Col. Stephen GANYARD†- explains the precision bombing; comments on the cargo planes.] How Erbil is a key city loyal to the US discussed.

(Studio: David Muir;

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The cautious optimism at the White House about the crisis in Iraq and a limited US response in Iraq discussed.

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha

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