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Iraq / Raids #743074

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The hunt in Iraq for Saddam Hussein and his deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri††, the suspected mastermind behind attacks on US troops, featured; details given about the fear of many Iraqis that Saddam will come back; scenes shown of raids in Baquba and of the removal of busts of Saddam in Baghdad. [November 17, Coalition Provisional Authority Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT†- comments on the hunt for al-Douri.] [Brookings Institution Michael O’HANLON†- comments on the elusiveness of Saddam & al-Douri.] [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER – comments on the removal of the busts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The challenge for US troops to win the hearts & minds of the Iraqi people and also to win the war featured; scenes shown of civilian victims of the firefight in Samarra and of a memorial service in Spain for the 7 intelligence officers killed on Saturday. [Arab American Institute James ZOGBY†, Council on Foreign Relations David PHILLIPS†- comment on Iraqi resentment of the Americans’ use of overwhelming force.] [Former Defense Intelligence Agency official Jeffrey WHITE†- comments on the resistance.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea

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