ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 2006
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(White House: Martha Raddatz) The stunning testimony from top commanders about the war in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Senate hearings. [In testimony & in response to questions from Senator John McCain, US Central Command commander Gen. John ABIZAID, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Peter PACE- say the sectarian violence could move to civil war; state we could take increased casualties in Baghdad.] [September 2005, multinational forces commander Gen. George CASEY- says troop withdrawal exists for 2006.] [McCAIN - says we are playing wack-a-mole by moving troops around.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON - speaks about the "strategic blunders."] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says it will take some time in Iraq.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live interview held with retired Gen. Jack Keane about a civil war in Iraq. [KEANE- says it would make no sense for us to be inside a civil war; states the Iraqi government has a better shot at stopping the violence because the Sunnis have increased the level of violence against Shiites.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) Senator Clinton's call for President Bush to accept Rumsfeld's resignation & the sliding support for the war on Capitol Hill discussed.
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