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Iraq War / Bush Plan / Baghdad #855374

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 12, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) The looming showdown over President Bush’s new strategy for Iraq featured; details given of Democrats’ plans for symbolic votes against the plan; photos shown of Republican senators who oppose the plan. [Senators Carl LEVIN†, Susan COLLINS†- criticize Bush’s plan.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – notes Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki understands that the country is coming apart.] [Senator John McCAIN†- says those who disagree should indicate what they would do...]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) Bush’s isolation in his position on Iraq examined. [Iraq Study Group co-chairman Lee HAMILTON††- states we’re a long way from a unity of effort.] [Military historian Frederick KAGAN†- notes Bush has taken more direct control of the formulation of strategy.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW – denies there is a plan for war against Iran.] [Political commentator Pat BUCHANAN†- notes the need for demonstrable progress.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The increased risks for US troops in Iraq under the new security plan for Baghdad featured; scenes shown of the 1-5 Cavalry on patrol. [1st Cavalry Division First Lt. Jason COLLINS†- says they’re trying to give the Iraqi troops some freedom in leading.] [Brookings Institution Michael O’HANLON†- says there will a greater vulnerability to car and truck bombs.] [US Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay KHALILZAD†- says it is a risk associated with a greater prospect for success.]

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip;
Gregory, David;
Engel, Richard

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