CNN Evening News for Monday, May 26, 2003
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(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Accusations made by American Maj. Ray Biastria that British Lt. Col. Tim Collins, who made a much-praised speech about the war in Iraq, committed war crimes in his treatment of Iraqi POWs & citizens reviewed.
(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Taped interview held with commander of British forces in Bosnia '92-'93 retired Col Bob Stewart about the charges against Collins. [STEWART - says this breach of conduct is still under investigation; recounts his own similar problems in Northern Ireland & Bosnia in which he hit & grabbed people; states this matter should have been kept quiet & not made public until investigated; outlines what could happen to Collins if he is reprimanded; explains the three rules of engagement.]
(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Live telephone interview held with journalist Peter Maass. [From Kuwait City, MAASS - comments on how the rules of engagement become loosened during war; states the interesting issue is how American troops responded to civilians in Iraq when under fire; offers a view on how the Collins controversy could have an effect on war crimes.]
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