CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 2007
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(Baghdad: Lara Logan) The first anniversary of the bombing of the Golden Dome in Iraq noted.
(Baghdad: Lara Logan) The catastrophic multiple car bombing in Baghdad's oldest marketplace featured; scenes shown of smoke, the search for the dead and wounded, firemen, the wounded in the hospitals and burned-out cars and stores and of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki talking about the anniversary while an explosion is heard in the background. [Iraqi parliament member Mithal al-ALUSI- speaks out.] The question of where was the US presence in Baghdad discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) The pessimism in the US about the violence in Iraq noted; statistics from a CBS poll cited.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The White House allegations that Iran is supplying weapons to insurgents in Iraq examined; the bomb devices and diagrams of how these IEDs work shown. [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK- says Iranians are up to their eyeballs....] [CBS News consultant Reza ASLAN- says Iran could unleash a level of violence....; suggests the possibility of negotiations with Iran.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The House debate on a non-binding resolution against the troop buildup in Iraq noted; poll figures cited.