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Triple Threat: Bin Laden, North Korea & Iraq #721602

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Campbell Brown) The threat from the “trifecta” of terror, Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and North Korean President Kim Jong Il featured; details given about a report that North Korea has a nuclear weapon that could reach the US. [International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed el-BARADEI†- says cases of non-compliance with non-proliferation must be addressed with a zero-tolerance approach.] [President BUSH – says Saddam will be stopped.] [CIA director George TENET††- says we’re dealing with three people who are very difficult.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER – says we will respond to North Korea through diplomacy.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL – criticizes the call from France, Germany & Russia for more time for U.N. weapons inspectors in Iraq.] The refusal of France, Germany & Belgium to withdraw their NATO votes on defense of Turkey noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Brown, Campbell

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