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Iraq / Uprising / Shiite Resistance #752651

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The death of six more American soldiers in the uprising in Iraq reported.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The continued guerrilla uprising reviewed; details given about the kidnapping of foreigners, and the takeover of Al Kut, Kufa, & Najaf by a militia loyal to Sheik Muqtada al-Sadr; scenes shown of the hostages & of fighting against Sunni Muslim insurgents in Fallujah; video claiming to show a Saudi Arabian militant targeting an American vehicle shown. [US Marines Lt. Col. Gregg OLSON†- comments on the enemy’s use of civilians as shields.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Wyatt Andrews) The threat to US plans for Iraq’s new government from the Shiite armed resistance examined; details given of the Shiites’ feeling of humiliation by the US occupation and their opposition to the US-brokered Iraqi constitution. [Senators Charles HAGEL†, Joe LIEBERMAN††, US Institute of Peace Mamoun FANDY†- note the risk of losing Iraq.] [Voice of “Los Angeles Times” reporter Alissa RUBIN†- says it’s a very serious situation.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Dozier, Kimberly;
Andrews, Wyatt
Duration:
00:05:20

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