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United States-Iraq Relations / Military Plans #707091

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Questions about how & when the United States might carry out an attack on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein examined; scenes shown from Senate committee hearings. [Senators Joseph BIDEN, Paul WELLSTONE - question a strike.] [Former UNSCOM executive chairman Richard BUTLER†- says Iraq has weapons of mass destruction, but would be reluctant to share arms with others.] [Center for Strategic & International Studies Anthony CORDESMAN†- says efforts to dismiss Iraq's capabilities are dangerous.] [Council on Foreign Relations Morton HALPERIN†- worries about the cost of war.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Tomorrow's coverage of the military options for toppling Saddam previewed.

McWethy, John;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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