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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk #708269

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Opposition to President Bush’s belief that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be removed by US military action featured. [BUSH – says he’ll be making up his mind based on the latest intelligence.] [Senator Chuck HAGEL†, former National Security Advisor Brent SCOWCROFT††, former Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER†, retired US Army Gen. Norman SCHWARZKOPF†- caution against moving too fast.] [“The Weekly Standard” William KRISTOL†- says this President Bush has made up his mind.] [Republican pollster Robert TEETER†- says we are talking about pre-emptive military action.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Further coverage of military action against Iraq on “Meet the Press” noted.

Mitchell, Andrea;
Williams, Brian

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