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Iraq: After the War / Lawlessness / Kerik #728491

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A raid in Tikrit by US forces reported.

(Baghdad: Jim Avila) The struggle by US troops to end lawlessness in Iraq featured; details given about new rules to combat crime, some of which is perpetrated by remnants of the Baath Party; scenes shown of American soldiers apprehending Iraqi criminals in Baghdad. [US SOLDIER – comments on the day’s crime-fighting activities.] [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER††- says we will deal with the criminal elements.] [Baghdad resident Hussein ASSAD‡- points out the pistol he keeps under his pillow.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The announcement that Bernard Kerik†, who was New York City’s police commissioner during the September 11 attacks, will travel to Baghdad to help improve security reported.

(NOTE – Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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