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Iraq / Iraqi Soldiers #743945

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 13, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The problems in setting up a new Iraqi army to help make the country responsible for its own defense examined; scenes shown of street patrols, including Iraqi civil defense militiamen; details given about why half the Iraqi soldiers have quit. [Coalition troops in Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ - says the first problem is based on pay.] [Retired Army Gen. Montgomery MEIGS†- outlines why the soldiers might not want to stay.] [Army Sgt. Casey McFALL†- outlines the scary hunt {by militiamen} for car bombs.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Aspell, Tom
Duration:
00:02:30

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