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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The issue of a street fight in Baghdad introduced.
(New York: Ned Potter) The strategy for an urban fight in Baghdad examined; scenes shown to illustrate the dangers in the streets; details given of the technological advantages for the US forces. [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN- says the enemy knows the terrain & the risk is always there.] [Teal Group aerospace analyst Richard ABOULAFIA- talks about collateral damage.] [Consultant John HILLEN- comments.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Taped interview held with Brig. Gen. James Meade, who led US troops in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1982. [MEADE - says it is difficult to differentiate between soldiers & citizens in an urban setting; predicts a 10-15 percent casualty figure.]
- Jennings, Peter;
- Potter, Ned
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