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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s warning to Iraq that “the game is over” and the latest developments in the showdown with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reviewed.

(White House: John Roberts) Bush’s announcement that he wants the U.N. to approve another resolution authorizing the use of force against Iraq featured. [BUSH – says Saddam has authorized the use of chemical weapons.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL – speculates on when the U.N. might vote on a resolution.] France’s & Russia’s re-statement of their opposition to war noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The full-speed-ahead military buildup in preparation for war with Iraq featured; details given about Turkey’s agreement to let the US use bases along its border with Iraq; personnel & equipment totals in the region cited.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mark Phillips) Iraq’s concessions following Powell’s presentation to the U.N. yesterday featured; details given of Iraq’s decision to allow a private meeting between U.N. weapons inspectors and an Iraqi scientist and of the Iraqi assertion that Al Qaeda operative Abu Musaab al-Zarqawi was last seen in Kurdish-controlled northern Iraq.

Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John;
Martin, David;
Phillips, Mark

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