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Iraq / Security / Guerilla Warfare #729622

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2003
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(Studio: Jane Clayson) The death of another American soldier in an ambush north of Baghdad reported.

(Baghdad: David Hawkins) The slow progress in restoring order in Iraq featured; details given about orders to extend the stay of many troops because security and anti-American feelings remain a problem; scenes shown of US troops on night patrol in Baghdad. [3rd Infantry Division S/Sgt. Anthony SMITH†- says he’s ready to go home.] [Coalition ground forces commander Lt. Gen. David McKIERNAN†- says we will apply the necessary combat power to remove opposition.]

(Studio: Jane Clayson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: David Martin) The urban guerrilla warfare being waged against US forces by supporters of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; scenes shown of US Army commander Lt. Gen. William Wallace walking Baghdad’s war-torn streets and listening to Iraqis’ complaints. [WALLACE – says the enemy seems to be falling into the population; comments on walking the streets of Baghdad for a reality check; talks about his own security.]

Clayson, Jane;
Hawkins, David;
Martin, David

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