NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 28, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The struggle to rebuild Iraq and keep coalition forces safe featured; details given of the possibility that the US may hand over more duties to multinational and/or U.N. forces; scenes shown of troops from Spain in southern Iraq and of the funeral service in Switzerland for U.N. envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello. [US ground forces commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ- says we welcome anyone that wants to join the coalition.] [Brookings Institution Michael O’HANLON- says the only organization with sufficient military capability is NATO.]
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