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Iraq War / Attacks / Strategy / The Children #848044

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Oct 22, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Arwa Damon) The latest violence in Iraq during the Ramadan holiday season reviewed; details given about an ambush on busloads of police recruits in Baquba and a series of attacks in Baghdad; scenes shown; death toll for US troops cited.

(Studio: Carol Lin) A suicide bombing in a Baghdad market noted; scenes shown.

(White House: Elaine Quijano) The intensifying debate over Iraq war strategy featured; details given from the "New York Times" report on the development of a timetable for the Iraqi government; statement from White House spokesperson Christie Parell† quoted. [Twice earlier, President BUSH – objects to an “artificial timetable” for troop withdrawal.] [Senators Arlen SPECTER, Jack REED†– criticize the current strategy.] [American Enterprise Institute Norman ORNSTEIN†- comments on the timing of the administration’s consideration of a change.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Senator John Kerry’s response to the administration’s refusal to set a timetable for troop withdrawal noted. [KERRY – says you have to set a date to begin to push.]

(Baghdad: Cal Perry) The impact of the pervasive violence on Iraq’s schoolchildren featured; scenes shown from a Baghdad elementary school; details given of the challenges for children to attend school; statistics on displaced children cited. [3 CHILDREN {thru translator} – describe life during war; talk about the future.] [Iraqi Red Crescent Society Dr. Said I. HAKKI†- describes life in refugee camps.]

Reporter(s):
Lin, Carol;
Damon, Arwa;
Quijano, Elaine;
Perry, Cal
Duration:
00:07:50

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