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Iraq / 82nd Airborne Division #740257

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The arrest in Karbala, Iraq, by Iraqi police of gunmen loyal to a militant Shiite cleric and an attack on US troops in Fallujah reported.

(Fallujah, Iraq: Allen Pizzey) Criticism of the 82nd Airborne Division’s use of combat tactics to impose peace in Fallujah examined; Human Rights Watch report quoted; statistics on civilian casualties cited. [Human Rights Watch Fred ABRAHAMS†- comments on the 82nd’s response to shots fired from a house.] [Coalition forces commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ†- says it is within our rules of engagement to pursue a hostile force.] [US Army retired Col. Mitch MITCHELL†- comments on turning combat soldiers into policemen.] [In Afghanistan, Special Forces officer “SKIP” – complains about the change in the community’s attitude since the 82nd arrived.] [82nd Airborne Sgt. Cody TROBAUGH†- says sometimes we get carried away.]

Rather, Dan;
Pizzey, Allen

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