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Iraq War / A Poll #846962

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 11, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Findings of a new CBS News poll on the view that the war in Iraq is going badly cited.

(White House: Jim Axelrod) The situation in Iraq & what President Bush may do examined; statistics from the CBS News poll on a withdrawal timetable & whether the US should talk to Iran & Syria cited; details given of the view that Shiite leader Abdul Aziz Hakim is heading a coalition to oust Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. [At the State Department, BUSH - says we want to succeed in Iraq.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW - comments on the withdrawal issue; comments on the Bush-Hakim meeting.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Bush & the poll numbers examined & how the public's voice could bring pressure on the Congress to push the president to do something discussed; poll statistics on the drop in Republican support for the war & the public view it was a mistake to go to Iraq cited.

Couric, Katie;
Axelrod, Jim;
Schieffer, Bob

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