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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Invasion Plan #710672

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 2002
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(Boston: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The Pentagon's war plan for invading Iraq featured; details given about the use of special operations soldiers in Iraq, about how many troops & naval battle groups are or would be stationed in the Persian Gulf region & about how air strikes would work. [President BUSH - says we will not allow the world's worst leaders to threaten us.] [Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments Michael VICKERS†- outlines what the special forces would do inside Iraq.] [En route to NATO meeting, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says talking to the media about war plans is out of line.]

(Boston: Peter Jennings) Criticism of the Bush administration from former Vice President Al Gore, who said a war with Iraq would damage the war against terrorism, reported.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha

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