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Iraq-US Relations / War Talk / U.N. Weapons Inspections / Blix Interview / British Dossier #721334

CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Larnaca: Richard Roth) The return of chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix & International Atomic Energy Agency's Mohamed el-Baradei to Iraq for weekend talks previewed. [BLIX - says we need Iraq to commit to present weapons that remain; states it is "5 minutes to 12."] Blix's mindset about Iraq discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(London: Matthew Chance) The controversy over the discovery that a major part of the British dossier on Iraq came from academia & not intelligence sources examined; details given about the dossier & the article in "MERIA" by post-graduate student Ibrahim al-Marashi† in California. [At the U.N., Secretary of State Colin POWELL - refers to the "fine paper."] [Cambridge University Glen RANGWALA†- says a large section of the government dossier were copied.]

Brown, Aaron;
Roth, Richard;
Chance, Matthew

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