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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Israel #709014

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Call from Senator John Warner for President Bush's administration to make its case for attacking Iraq to the Congress noted.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The war of words over Iraq featured; scenes shown of reporters being given a tour of a pesticide plant that the US bombed a decade ago. [Iraqi National Monitoring Commission Husam Mohammed AMEEN†- comments on the plant.] The opposition of China & India to using force against Iraq noted. [In Japan, deputy Secretary of State Richard ARMITAGE†- predicts many people will come to share Bush's views.] [With visiting Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, two SOLDIERS - ask questions about partners in a war with Iraq.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) A "Road to War?" segment introduced.

(Hertzliya: Jim Sciutto) Israel's preparations for a war in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Hertzliya† of an exercise to simulate an Iraqi Scud missile attack & of the testing of a new missile system. [Israeli government spokesman Dore GOLD†- says Israel should be prepared.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Sciutto, Jim

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