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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The US military’s counteroffensive against Saddam Hussein loyalists & foreign fighters in Iraq featured; scenes shown of fighting and of raids in Baqubah, where men suspected of planning attacks against American forces were arrested. [4th Infantry Division Lt. Col. Steve RUSSELL- says we wanted to eliminate threats & show that we have claws & fangs.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD – says the Baathist remnants & their allies are at war with their own people.] [National Security Advisor Condoleezza RICE – says major combat operations have not resumed.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Miklaszewski, Jim
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