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Iraq / Politics & Money / Human Rights #743834

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The Pentagon audit findings that Halliburton overcharged for gasoline imported to Iraq noted. [President BUSH - says we expect the money to be repaid.] Statement from presidential candidate Howard Dean about an investigation into rebuilding contracts in Iraq noted.

(Washington: Terry Moran) Human rights groups' concerns about the coalition's use of cluster munitions in combat in the war to take Iraq examined; weapons statistics cited. [Human Rights Watch Kenneth ROTH†- says these munitions kill everyone in the vicinity.] [April 25, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Richard MYERS†- says tough choices are made in war.] The criticism of the Air Force for using cluster bombs in the first Persian Gulf war recalled. [Lexington Inst. Loren THOMPSON†- defends the Army's use of cluster bombs.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry

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