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In Depth (Iraq Attacks) #743719

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) A look at the operations of the guerrillas launching attacks against US forces in Iraq presented; details given about French reporter Greg Wardigneau‡’s invitation from Iraqi militants to accompany them on a mission; scenes shown of the militants carrying out attacks and showing their weapons. [Project for Excellence in Journalism Walter DEAN†- comments on the ethics of journalists embedding with the enemy.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Maceda) The US military’s efforts to stop the insurgent attacks featured; scenes shown from the ACE {Analysis & Control Element} command center; details given about intelligence technology. [US Army Maj. Tim HIGGINS‡, 1st Armored Division Lt. Col. Ken DEVAN†- comment on intelligence.] [1st Armored Division Col. Ross GOLD†- describes the intelligence behind a successful raid in Baghdad.] [1st Armored Division Gen. Mike SCAPARROTTI†- comments on US-trained Iraqis turning into informants against them.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A successful raid in northern Iraq noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Engel, Richard;
Maceda, Jim

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