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Double Threat: Iraq, North Korea #717875

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Belligerent actions by Iraq and North Korea, labeled by President Bush as parts of an “axis of evil,” reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Threatening gestures on two fronts creating the possibility of the US entering a war with both Iraq & North Korea featured; details given of Iraq’s downing of an unmanned US Predator drone and of North Korea’s move to revive its nuclear weapons program; animated diagram of the Predator shown. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Richard MYERS†- says Iraq got a lucky shot.] [Former State Department official Robert GALLUCCI†- comments on the aversion of war with North Korea under former President Bill Clinton.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – says we're capable of winning decisively in one and swiftly defeating in the case of the other; warns North Korea.]

Roberts, John;
Martin, David

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