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Iraq War / Violence / Study Group Report / Cohen Interview #846580

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 2006
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Recommendation 43 from the Iraq study group report about the war in Iraq outlined.

(Washington: Anderson Cooper) The casualty figures for the US troops in Iraq updated.

(Baghdad: Nic Robertson) The death of 10 soldiers in three separate attacks today with another bloody day for Iraqis, including a mortar attack near a mosque, reviewed; various inset scenes shown.

(Washington: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with former Secretary of Defense William Cohen† about the Iraq study group report & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the region. [COHEN - says we have not done enough to empower Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas while allowing Hamas to provide a social network for the Palestinian people; explains how the ISG put these recommendations into a package; agrees we are not winning in Iraq & that democracy may be a few years away as we are on the verge of a full-blown civil war.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Robertson, Nic

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