NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014
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(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The new ISIS strategy to cripple Iraq’s infrastructure featured; scenes shown of Kurdish fighters and long gas lines; details given about the attack on the Baiji oil refinery and possible plans to shut down Baghdad International Airport; map shown. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY – comments on the desertion of Iraqi soldiers and their leaders.] The response from Iran’s president noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Remarks from Secretary of State John Kerry noted. [In interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, KERRY – says all options are still available to the president.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) The political blame game between Republicans and Democrats over the Iraq crisis examined; former Vice President Dick Cheney’s "Wall Street Journal" op-ed criticizing President Obama quoted; poll findings cited. [CHENEY, Senator John McCAIN – criticize Obama.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – jokes about Cheney’s criticism.] [Senator Harry REID – says this country does not need to be taking advice from Cheney on wars.]
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