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Iraq / Armored Vehicles / Rumsfeld / Frum Interview #774009

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The armor crisis for military vehicles in Iraq featured; details given of the Army's plan for armoring vehicles. [Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey SORENSON†- talks about the process for getting the vehicles ready & money has not been an issue.] [CENTRCOM deputy commander Lt. Gen. Lance SMITH†- talks about insurgent tactics.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) "Washington Post" Bill Kristol's column quoting & criticizing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld & Senator John McCain's words on the secretary noted.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with former White House speechwriter David Frum about the criticism of Rumsfeld. [From Washington, FRUM - explains how the debate over the war becomes part of the Washington struggle, including factions within the Republican Party; assesses the arguments over disbanding the Iraqi army &, the coalition troop levels; talks about Iraq & the politics of 2008.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Today's events in Iraq reviewed; scenes shown from the site of a car bombing in Karbala & word that former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's henchman "Chemical Ali" will soon be tried.

Brown, Aaron;
Starr, Barbara

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