CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 2004
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The continuing violence in Iraq noted; scenes shown of a rally in Najaf of supporters of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, of American tanks patrolling Baghdad’s Sadr City, and of a house in Fallujah destroyed in a US air strike.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The reluctance of US commanders to use their full firepower in Iraq due to the concern of creating more anti-US feelings featured; details given of efforts aimed at preparing Iraqi forces to put down the insurgency and of delays in reconstruction caused by the ongoing security problems; State Department security report on daily attacks outlined.
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