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Iraq / Kirkuk Raid / Al-Douri #743026

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John Yang) US raid in northern Iraq in a manhunt for Saddam Hussein's top aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who may be coordinating attacks on US troops, featured; scenes shown. [Washington Inst. for Near East Policy Simon HENDERSON†- says al-Douri's capture would hit the insurgency hard; states he would know the secrets about Saddam.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The government's speculation about al-Douri noted.

(Brussels: Martha Raddatz) The "most wanted" still at large reviewed; four cards shown; details given about the whereabouts & treatment of those captured in the spring & summer. [Former advisor to the Iraqi interior ministry Bernard KERIK†- talks about intelligence about al-Douri & the possibility of a capture.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- says some have to be treated with extreme caution.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The removal of an huge bronze statue of Saddam from his Republican Guard palace shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Yang, John;
Raddatz, Martha

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