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Iraq War / Baghdad / Bush Plan / Iran-Iraq Border #848352

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 06, 2007
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The security crackdown in Baghdad by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki reported; scenes shown.

(White House: Geoff Morrell) The support from President Bush's administration for Maliki's actions & his support for a possible troop surge as part of the president's new plan outlined; photos shown of the change of the US command in Iraq.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Report introduced.

(Zurbathia, Iraq: Terry McCarthy) The "broken border" between Iraq & Iran featured; scenes shown of the terrain in Zurbathia, Iraq; details given of the smuggling of explosives planted along the border into Iraq for use by the insurgents. [Army Col. Harry MILLER†- talks about securing the border to take care of the interior.] [Trainer Ashford MUHAMMAD - comments on training the Iraqis.]

Sciutto, Jim;
Morrell, Geoff;
McCarthy, Terry

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