ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The challenge for American forces to deal with the power vacuum in Iraq now that President Saddam Hussein's government has fallen introduced.
(New York: Ned Potter) The difficulty in restoring order in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Baghdad & Basra of Iraqi looters. [Council on Foreign Relations retired Maj. Gen. William NASH- says the US has responsibilities for establishing public security & safety; notes the dancing in the streets has to be short-lived.] [Center for Strategic & International Studies Bathsheba CROCKER- says the combat forces have not been trained in stabilization roles.] [Sarah Lawrence College professor Fawaz GERGES- says you want to show a state of civility, not anarchy.]
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