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Iraq War / Troop Withdrawal #861578

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 26, 2007
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(Studio: David Muir) The casualty figures for US troops in Iraq for the day and the month updated; scenes shown from the site of a US air strike in Baghdad after Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr resurfaced in Iraq.

(White House: John Hendren) President Bush's administration's consideration of a major troop withdrawal from Iraq next year examined. [At the US Military Academy, Vice President Dick CHENEY - says we have to go after the terrorists.] [Yesterday, BUSH - comments on the funding bill.] [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†- says this is merely a political message.] The political motivation behind the administration's announcement about a troop withdrawal discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Bush's tribute to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan in his radio address noted.

Muir, David;
Hendren, John

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