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Iraq / US Troops / Reduction #813082

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Announcement from Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that the American military force in Iraq will be reduced introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Troop reduction in Iraq with Iraqi forces taking over examined; scenes shown of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld visiting the troops in Fallujah; details given about the two brigades that will now not be sent to Iraq & of Rumsfeld's plans to review troop levels again in March. [RUMSFELD - says we are passing off more responsibility to the Iraqis.] [Multi-national forces in Iraq commander Gen. George CASEY†- says we want the troops close enough if needed.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Another roadside bombing in Baghdad noted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Baghdad: Kelly Cobiella) The daily attacks in Iraq since the elections & what being in Iraq now feels like discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Martin, David;
Cobiella, Kelly

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