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Iraq War / Bush's Case #837766

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(White House: Martha Raddatz) President Bush's new, bold offensive to defend the war in Iraq as the key to winning the global war on terrorism featured; details given about the specific "enemies of liberty." [BUSH - says the war is the decisive ideological struggle of the 21st century; calls the "enemies of liberty" {terrorists} the successors to 20th century fascism; states the case for victory in Iraq.] ["Newsweek International" editor Fareed ZAKARIA†- says the flaw is to think of these {terrorist} groups as united.] The sites of bombings in Iraq today shown.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The politics behind the case for war in Iraq discussed; details given of the importance of the war on terror for Republicans, about the arguments the Democrats will present in the coming elections & Bush's efforts to link the war in Iraq & Al Qaeda.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha;
Stephanopoulos, George

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