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Iraq / Violence / Troop Strength #729392

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) New attacks on American forces in Baghdad & Fallujah, Iraq, reported.

(Baghdad: Kelly O’Donnell) Worries that more attacks are forthcoming featured; details given about the string of deadly attacks on US soldiers by Fedayeen; scenes shown of American soldiers on patrol. [US Army 3rd Infantry Division Maj. Gen. Buford BLOUNT†- comments on efforts to restore security.] [Fallujah RESIDENT {thru translator} – warns Americans that they should leave.] [Former New York City police commissioner Bernard KERIK††- comments on training Iraqi police officers in American-style policing.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The question of whether more troops are needed to stabilize Iraq examined. [Former mission chief to Iraq Ambassador Edward PECK†- says our military looks inept.] [In New York, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – says we will maintain as many security forces as necessary.] [At Congressional hearing, Senator Joseph BIDEN†, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul WOLFOWITZ†- offer differing opinions on sending more troops to Iraq.]

Brokaw, Tom;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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