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Iran / Pre-emptive Strike #809102

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 2004
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Reported introduced.

(Washington: Molly Henneberg) The consideration of a pre-emptive strike by Iran against the US featured; details given about Iranian suspicion that the US will attack nuclear facilities; a statement quoted by Iranian Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani supporting the prevention operations mentioned; scene shown of Middle East map. [State Department spokesman Adam ERELI@- says Iranians should not see US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan as threatening.] The difference in the purported use of Iran’s nuclear power as expressed by Iran and US noted.

Dhue, Laurie;
Henneberg, Molly

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