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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / U.N. Weapons Inspections / Blix / Bush / Military Buildup / Britain #720017

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Roth) The return from Iraq of chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix after two days of agreement talks with the Iraqi government featured. [BLIX - talks about his report; outlines what can happen if problems are not solved.] The future for weapons inspections in Iraq & the nature of Iraqi obstructions to the inspectors discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: Suzanne Malveaux) The White House's tough talk in making its case against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reviewed; details given about the White House report entitled "Apparatus of Lies," which is a catalog of Iraq's non-compliance. [BUSH - says Saddam is not disarming & is delaying & deceiving.] [Deputy Secretary of State Richard ARMITAGE†- says there is "nothing but smoke" from Iraq.] The sense that the Bush administration believes it has already made its case against Saddam & non-compliance discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The ongoing military buildup reported.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The US deployment to the Persian Gulf to ratchet up the pressure on Iraq featured; scenes shown of the USS Abraham Lincoln at sea. [Super Hornet squadron Cmdr. Jeff PENFIELD†- cites the capabilities of these planes.] The opposition to war in Turkey noted. [Turkish Ambassador to US Farouk LOGOGLU†- talks about the U.N. weapons inspections process.] [Iraqi vice president Taha Yassen RAMADAN†- {thru translator} says "the drums of war are beating."]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(London: Walter Rodgers) The tide of political support in Britain for a war against Iraq examined; scenes shown of anti-war protests in London. [Parliament member Edward LEIGH†- worries about going to war without an explicit U.N. resolution.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR††- says we have to a take stand now or North Korea will not believe us.] [Parliament members John WILLIAMS†, Chris MULLIN†- talk about the Americans & international law.] MORI Social Research poll findings on the extent of the opposition in Britain to war with Iraq without U.N. backing cited.

Brown, Aaron;
Roth, Richard;
Malveaux, Suzanne;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Rodgers, Walter

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