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Iraq / Attacks / Turkey / Iraqi Police #741155

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 04, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A mortar attack in the “green zone,” the Baghdad, Iraq, neighborhood where the US headquarters is located, reported.

(Fallujah: Tom Aspell) The increasing danger for US forces in Iraq featured; scenes shown of smoke from the mortar attack against the US compound and from Fallujah, where US troops are hunting for militants who shot down a Chinook helicopter on Sunday; details given about Iraqi criticism of the Americans’ aggressive tactics. [In Fallujah, Iraqi MAN – says we don’t want any foreign people here.] [Lt. Col. Brian DRINKWINE††- says every day we’re susceptible to attack.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Spain’s announcement that it is reducing its diplomatic presence in Baghdad noted.

(White House: David Gregory) Turkey’s threat to withdraw its agreement to send troops into Iraq at a time when reinforcements are needed by the US featured. [In California, President BUSH – says Saddam Hussein is trying to stir up trouble.] [Turkish ambassador to the US Osman Faruk LOGOGLU†- says if we are not wanted, our presence may create more problems.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The death of another US soldier in a roadside bombing in Baghdad and the assassination of a judge in Mosul reported; scenes shown.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The high cost of training a new police force for Iraq featured; costs for Dyncorp† International’s police training program outlined; details given of the deaths of three Dyncorp employees in a bombing in the Gaza Strip. [Representative Jan SCHAKOWSKY†- says ordinary troops are not making that kind of money.] [Contractors’ representative Doug BROOKS‡- talks about the dangers for contractors.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Aspell, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:07:30

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