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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / Reaction / Military Buildup #721181

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Campbell Brown) The administration’s push for war examined. [With Secretary of State Colin Powell, President BUSH – says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein recently authorized the use of chemical weapons; states the U.N. Security Council must not back down; warns Saddam that “the game is over.”] The U.N. weapons inspectors’ February 14 deadline for giving their next report noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Norah O’Donnell) Persistent questions surrounding the debate over going to war examined; cost estimate for peacekeeping cited. [Before the Senate, POWELL – suggests removing Saddam would be worth the cost of war.] [Senators Joseph BIDEN†, Chuck HAGEL†- comment on the cost of rebuilding Iraq & maintaining peace.] [In 2000, BUSH – says our troops should not be used for nation-building.] [Former Secretary of Defense William COHEN†- estimates how long US troops might remain in the area.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Tim Russert) NBC News polls on Bush, Powell’s U.N. speech yesterday and war discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Deployment orders for the US Army’s 101st Airborne and a private interview between U.N. weapons inspectors and an Iraqi scientist reported. More information on Iraq Watch on noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Brown, Campbell;
O’Donnell, Norah;
Russert, Tim

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