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Iran-US Relations / Terrorism / Bush Policy / ALterman Interview #729613

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Koppel) Pressure from President Bush's administration on Iran after the Iraq war examined; details given of the issues involved & of the evolving America policy towards Iran. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - opposes Iran remaking Iraq in its image.] [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - says we disapprove of Iran's efforts to develop a nuclear capability.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER†- says Iran's steps against Al Qaeda are insufficient.] [Iranian foreign minister Kamal KHARRAZI†- says Iran has long been fighting Al Qaeda.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Center for Strategic & International Studies Jon Alterman about the options in US policy towards Iran. [From Washington, ALTERMAN - outlines how Iran can be dealt with; downplays the likelihood of a US preemptive strike against Iran; states Iran is going through its own internal government changes; notes there is really two Iranian governments: the religious leaders & a secular one under President Mohammed Khatami††; outlines the implications for Iranian policy on Iraq.]

Brown, Aaron;
Koppel, Andrea

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