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Iraq War / Senate Debate / Civil War / Fallon Interview #856146

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Senate vote to specify a date for pulling the US troops out of Iraq introduced.

(White House: Suzanne Malveaux) The Senate move to set an end date in the war in Iraq reviewed; details given of the White House response and strategy and the importance of the symbolism of the Senate vote for the Democrats and the president.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Kyra Phillips) The status of the war examined. [In interview, US Central Command commander Adm. William FALLON - says there are factional zealots here, but no civil war; talks about what is realistic in Iraq and about the "unhelpful" and "detrimental" behavior of Iran, but we are not "interested" in a war with Iran.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Baghdad: Michael Ware) The status of the war in Iraq, the statement from Senator John McCain about the success of the surge, the arrival of two groups of troops in the surge in Baghdad, which has brought down the sectarian violence because the death squads are off the streets, but violence is being displaced elsewhere, that the Shiite militias are laying low or moving to other provinces and the difficulties of moving around in Baghdad discussed. [McCAIN - talks about the success we are experiencing in Iraq.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Malveaux, Suzanne;
Phillips, Kyra;
Ware, Michael

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