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Iraq / Hizballah #839280

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2006
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(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) The threat in Iraq from Iraqis willing to die as martyrs for Hizballah featured; scenes shown of an anti-Israel/anti-US demonstration in Baghdad by followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr; details given of increased mortar attacks in Baghdad since Israel & Hizballah began fighting. [“The End of Iraq” author Peter GALBRAITH†- notes the attacks in Lebanon are a rallying cry for Sadr’s followers to inflame sentiment against the US.] [Multi-National Corps commander Lt. Gen Peter CHIARELLI†- expresses concern about the safety of US troops.]

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The deaths of more US soldiers & Iraqis fighting against insurgents, and a suicide bombing aimed at police at a soccer game reported.

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:02:50

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