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Iraq War / Bush Plan / The Generals #849952

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The reaction to President Bush's plan for the war in Iraq introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The withering attack from a panel of retired generals on plans to increase troop numbers in Iraq examined; scenes shown from hearings. [Retired US Central Command Gen. Joseph HOAR†- criticizes the administration's handling of the war.] [Retired Gen, Barry McCAFFREY†- says the counterinsurgency plan is a fool's errand.] [Retired Army Lt. Gen. William ODOM†- doubts Sunnis or Shiites are committed.] [Former Army vice chief of staff retired Gen. Jack KEANE†- questions Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government.]

(Studio: Katie Couric; Washington: Bob Schieffer) The view from Republican Congress members of the Bush plan & the upcoming non-binding vote on resolutions questioning the plan discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) The complaint from Maliki about the shortage of money to train & equip Iraq troops noted.

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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