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Iraq / ISIS / The Dam #1071948

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The retaking of Mosul dam from ISIS by Iraqi & Kurdish forces and President Obama’s remarks on the militants noted.

(Erbil, Iraq: Charlie D’Agata) The fighting in the villages around the dam featured; scenes shown of peshmerga fighters and US airstrikes; details given of concerns the dam is rigged with explosives. [Kurdish leader Lt Gen. Najat ALI††- says it took 2 hours to push ISIS away from Erbil.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Pope Francis’s endorsement of the US airstrikes reported.

Pelley, Scott;
D’Agata, Charlie

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