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Iraq-US Relations / U.N. Weapons Inspections / Air Strikes #714702

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 18, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mark Phillips) The arrival of the advance team of U.N. weapons inspectors in Iraq featured; details given about suspected weapons sites where the inspectors will be looking; scenes shown of the inspectors arriving in Baghdad. [Chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans BLIX†- says we are here to provide inspections which are credible.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Business as usual in Iraq with the continuing air war in the no-fly zones featured; details given about technological support for the weapons inspectors in the form of US spy planes, including the U-2 and the Predator. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – says it is for the president & the U.N. to judge Iraq’s behavior.]

Rather, Dan;
Phillips, Mark;
Martin, David

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