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Iraq: One Year Later / Lessons / Transitions #754359

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 12, 2004
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(Doha, Qatar: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) What the US knew, did not know & did not foresee about the war in Iraq & its aftermath examined; details given of the specific problems that have been faced. [In response to reporter's question, June 30, 2003, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - denies it is a guerrilla war.] [Center for Strategic & International Studies Rick BARTON†- talks about the state of Iraq's infrastructure &, the inability to provide for public safety in Iraq.] [March 27, 2003, deputy defense secretary Paul WOLFOWITZ†- says Iraq can finance its own reconstruction.]

(Doha, Qatar: Aaron Brown) The complicated rotation of troops in & out of Iraq examined; details given about the Warrior Transition Program set up to ease the adjustment from war zone to home. [Camp Lejeune Credo director Chaplain Ron RINGO†- says the Devil Dogs {medics) saw the worst of the worst.] [Bravo Surgical Co. commanding officer Scott COON†- talks about training an ambulance crew that went into harm's way.] [Wife Julie COON†- explains how their relationship has changed because of the realities.] The problems of divorce & post-traumatic stress following long deployments outlined. [Walter Reed Army Inst. of Research psychiatrist Col. Charles MILLIKEN†- talks about violence & combat stress.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
McIntyre, Jamie
Duration:
00:07:20

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