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September 11 / Commission Investigation / Iraq-Al Qaeda Link #758084

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 21, 2004
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Ensor) The question of whether or not there is a link between Al Qaeda & Iraq as still advocated by Vice President Dick Cheney despite the findings of the commission investigating the attacks on September 11 examined; details given about Cheney's evidence & the 9/11 staff's rebuttal. [CHENEY - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had ties to Al Qaeda; comments on Abu Mussab Zarqawi being in Iraq.] [June 16, 9/11 commission staff Doug MacEACHIN†- says there does not seem to be a collaborative relationship.] [On CNN, "The Connection" author Stephen HAYES†- says an Iraqi {named} hosted a 9/11 hijacker in Kuala Lumpur.] [Former Clinton NSC official Dan BENJAMIN†- comments on the Czech incident & the administration's strategy of just repeating things.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - speculates on the Zarqawi-Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden†† relationship.]

Woodruff, Judy;
Ensor, David

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