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Iraq War / Baghdad Attacks / A Discussion #852597

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 18, 2007
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jane Arraf) Two car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, after days of calm as US and Iraqi soldiers flooded the streets featured; scenes shown from the attack sites in the market and Sadr City and of security operations; details given of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's call for his militias to cooperate. [Military analyst retired Lt. Col. Rick FRANCONA†- comments on the strategy.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler, Richard Engel) The attacks in Shiite markets by Sunni insurgents, how Muqtada's groups are playing possum, the mission for the troops under the radical new security plan with the soldiers living in the city rather than on megabases and how the Shiite militias will try to take hold of power and stop attacking the US forces discussed.

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Arraf, Jane;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:04:20

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