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Iraq-US relations / War Policy / Coalition #707748

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 10, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Campbell Brown) The debate over US policy on attacking Iraq featured; scenes shown of Bush on the golf course. [BUSH - calls Iraqi President Saddam Hussein a man who has poisoned his own people.] [After a meeting, Iraqi opposition Sharif Ali bin al-HUSSEIN†- says the US is committed to bringing a regime change in Iraq.] Statement from Republican Representative Dick Armey opposing attacking Saddam without provocation quoted. [BUSH - talks about nations that are "bad neighbors."]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The problem of US coalition building for action against Iraq introduced.

(London: Ron Allen) The reluctance of US allies to rally for a war on Iraq examined; details given as to why allies in Europe & the Middle East are wary. [Peace Research Institute Harald MUELLER†- says the German government has not seen a connection between the war against terrorism & attacking Iraq.] [Politika Foundation Vyacheslav NIKONOV†- says Russia does not regard Saddam as enough of an enemy.] [Royal Institute of International Affairs Dr. Rosemary HOLLIS†- states the European view.] [National Defense University Judith YAPHE†- outlines what would happen if the Iraqi regime collapsed.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage of US policy on Iraq on "Meet the press" noted.

Allen, Ron;
Brown, Campbell;
Seigenthaler, John

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