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Iraq War / Attacks / Sectarian Violence #841567

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 2006
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(Studio: Brain Williams) More US casualties in Iraq noted.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The sectarian violence in Baghdad featured; scenes shown of bomb sites; statistics on Iraqi deaths & violent attacks cited; details given of concern about Shiia militias. [US Central Command commander Gen. John ABIZAID†- says Iraq is far from civil war.] [August 3, ABIZAID – sys Iraq could move toward civil war.] [NBC News military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- says death squads are getting ready for the next phase.]

Williams, Brain;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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