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Iraq War / Petraeus Interview / Troop Timetable #860930

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 2007
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(Amman: Brian Williams) The views of multi-national force commander Gen. David Petraeus on the situation in Iraq noted. [In Baghdad, PETRAEUS – says this is a bit of a roller coaster ride.]

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) Petraeus’s efforts to lower expectations about Iraq featured; details given of Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno’s recommendation to not reduce US troop levels for at least a year. [PETRAEUS – says there is no military solution to the insurgency; compares Baghdad now to 17 months ago.]

(Amman: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) Congressional Democrats’ plans for a deadline for US troop withdrawal featured. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – says there are dates certain for the redeployment of our troops.] [Representative John BOEHNER†- speaks of terrorists following our troops home.] [Representatives Lynn WOOLSEY†, Jan SCHAKOWSKY†- express views on the troops.] [Anti-war activist Susan UDRY††- states we don’t feel like Congress is responding.]

(Amman: Brian Williams; Studio: Campbell Brown) A mortar attack on the Baghdad airport discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Reid, Chip;
Brown, Campbell

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