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Iraq-US Relations / Weapons Inspections / Technology #715052

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 22, 2002
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(Baghdad: Tom Brokaw) Security challenges facing the U.N. weapons inspectors featured; scenes shown from the U.N. compound in Baghdad. [U.N. director of operations Miraslov GRIGORICH‡- comments on security at the compound.]

(Seattle: Jim Avila) Advances in technology that will aid the weapons inspectors featured; scenes shown of three devices. [Nanogen CEO Dr. Randy WHITE†- comments on a device that identifies bioterror agents.] [Argonne National Labs Ray KLANN†- talks about the newer, more manageable radiation detectors.] [Research International Elric SAASKI†- comments on the raptor, a device used for testing liquids for biohazards.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector David ALBRIGHT††- says you also want technological surprise.]

(Baghdad: Tom Brokaw) The December 8 deadline for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to file with the U.N. his inventory of weapons noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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