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Iraq / Weapons of Mass Destruction / Mass Graves / Kurds vs. Arabs #730400

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jun 07, 2003
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(Studio: Andrea Koppel) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Chris Plante) Questions about intelligence on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction examined; details given of disagreement over the purpose of mobile laboratories; Defense Intelligence Agency document from 2002 on the lack of information about Iraq’s chemical weapons quoted. [DIA Vice Adm. Lowell JACOBY†- says we could not pin down facilities, locations or production.] [Institute for Policy Studies Robert ALVAREZ†- comments on the nature of intelligence.]

(Studio: Andrea Koppel) More American casualties after an attack near Tikrit reported.

(Salman Pak, Iraq: Matthew Chance) The exhumation of a mass grave at Salman Pak†, Iraq, containing the recently-buried bodies of over a hundred Shiites featured; details given about calls to protect mass grave sites as evidence; scenes shown. [Relative Saba HASSAN‡ {thru translator} – comments on his lost brothers.]

(Studio: Andrea Koppel) The discovery of long-missing gold artifacts in a bank vault in Baghdad reported.

(Bisraj, Iraq: Ben Wedeman) The ethnic division between the Kurds & Arabs in northern Iraq examined details given of the Arabs’ view that the Kurds drove them out of the villages. [Displaced ARAB {thru translator} - says the Americans listen to the Kurds but not to the Arabs.] [KURD {thru translator} says it’s not safe for the Arabs to return.]

Koppel, Andrea;
Plante, Chris;
Chance, Matthew;
Wedeman, Ben

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