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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Bush / Iraq / The Response #721143

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President Bush that "the game is over" for Iraq quoted.

(White House: Terry Moran) The administration's press for war featured. [With Secretary of State Colin Powell, BUSH - says President Saddam Hussein has the hatred to threaten the American people & he will be stopped; says a UAB could reach inland; says the U.N. Security Council must not back down.] [Before Congress, POWELL - says we are reaching an end game.] The key dates for U.N. weapons inspections & March moons outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The deployment of more troops & helicopters to the Persian Gulf reported.

(Baghdad: Dan Harris) Iraq's decision to allow a scientist to meet privately with U.N. weapons inspectors featured; scenes shown of the chief weapons inspectors in London. [Saddam's chief scientific adviser Gen. Amir al-SAADI†- says a scientist is being interviewed now.] [International Atomic Energy Agency director general Mohamed el-BARADEI†- says Iraq is not cooperating fully.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Findings of an ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the public's response to Powell's presentation at the U.N. yesterday & the justification for war with Iraq outlined on screen.

(London: Jim Sciutto) The response in Britain, France, Germany & Italy after Powell's speech reviewed. [On BBC show, British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR††- comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Istanbul: Claire Shipman) Turkey's response after Powell's speech reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kuwait: Bob Woodruff) The skeptical Arab response to Powell's speech reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
Harris, Dan;
Sciutto, Jim;
Shipman, Claire;
Woodruff, Bob
Duration:
00:08:00

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