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CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question about the new Iraq government & the military, long supported by the US, introduced; details given about the new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi%'s claims of a terrorism threat against the US. [Secretary of State John KERRY, President OBAMA, State Department spokeswoman Marie HART - praise the new Iraqi prime minister.] [Last night, deputy asst. Secretary of State Brett McGURK@- questions the veracity of what the prime minister told us.] [Earlier, in interview, from the Pentagon, R/Adm. John KIRBY - speaks about working with the Iraqi security forces since the army has not been led once the US left in 2011: that it is the Iraqi ground forces that matter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New Yorker" magazine Dexter Filkins & national security analyst Bob Baer about Iraq. [FILKINS - assesses the status of Iraq now under the new prime minister; talks about the Kurds in Iraq & the makeup of Baghdad.] [BAER - says the SUnnis do not like Abadi either & the US is talking to the wrong old-generation Sunnis.]

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