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Iraq War / US Military / Wright Interview #847411

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Ed Henry) President Bush's plan to increase the size of the US Army & Marine Corps in conjunction with a possible increase in the troop levels in Iraq reviewed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with "Washington Post"'s Robin Wright about the war in Iraq. [WRIGHT - says the Joint Chiefs of Staff are concerned that increasing troops will allow the enemy to rally in their fight against the Americans & that the militias would just fade & wait; says there is a serious probing of what is viable & what will work if more troops are used.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The "raw data" casualties in Iraq & the discovery of 65 more victims of sectarian violence in Iraq noted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed

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