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Iraq-US Relations / Al Qaeda #721603

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The administration’s claim that the latest audiotape of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden proves a link between Al Qaeda & Iraq noted.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Skepticism around the world about Iraq’s ties to terrorists examined; details given about bin Laden’s denunciation of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on the tape; excerpts from the tape quoted; scenes shown of Muslims at the hajj ritual in Mecca. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER – says Germany is in denial about bin Laden’s link to Iraq.] [NBC News military analyst Gen. Montgomery MEIGS†- comments on the relationship between bin Laden & Saddam.] [CIA director George TENET††- says Iraq has provided a safe haven for terrorists.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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