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Iraq-US Relations / Al Qaeda Link / Weapons Inspections / U.N. & Congressional Resolutions #711247

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Evidence of links between Iraq and Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda network examined; details given about meetings between September 11 hijackers Khalid al-Midhar†† and Mohamed Atta with Iraqi representatives including Ahmad Shakir†.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The announcement from President Bush that the US will stand in the way of U.N. weapons inspectors returning to Iraq until there is a U.N. resolution to back them up featured; details given on Bush’s dissatisfaction with a resolution proposed by the Senate. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL – says we do not believe they should go in until they have a new resolution.] [BUSH – says he doesn’t want a Congressional resolution that ties his hands.]

Rather, Dan;
Martin, David;
Roberts, John

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