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Iraq / Attacks / Coalition #742926

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 30, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jeffrey Kofman) Counterattacks by the US against insurgents in Samarra, Iraq, who struck against a US convoy featured; details given about the deaths of two soldiers in a clash along the Syrian border, of two South Korean contractors near Tikrit & of seven Spanish contractors near Baghdad. [4th Infantry Div. spokesman Lt. Col. William McDONALD†- comments on the soldiers' response {in Samarra.}] [Army Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT†- comments on the enemy tactics of hitting softer targets.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- says the enemy is learning, too.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(White House: Geoff Morrell) Questions about the resolve of the coalition in Iraq after a month of attacks examined; scenes shown of the caskets arriving in Spain. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on the dangers.] [Foreign policy analyst Michael O'HANLON†- assesses the coalition.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The trip to Iraq for American military service family members sponsored by the human rights group Global Exchange previewed. [Dead Marine's father Fernando SUAREZ del SOLAR‡- says he lost his only son.] [Peace activist Medea BENJAMIN†- says things are getting worse in Iraq.] [Army private's father Michael O'PERCIO‡- comments on the situation.] [Columbia University Dr. Richard BETTS†- assesses the attitude toward the trip.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
Morrell, Geoff;
Jamieson, Bob

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