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Iraq War / Casualties / The Surge #862082

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 2007
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) The US casualties in Iraq for May reported; scenes shown from Washington of President Bush meeting with Iraq's president about benchmarks.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The view held by the military about the troop surge in Iraq examined; details given about the timetable for multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus and of the new IED threats for the US troops. [Multinational corps-Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Raymond ODIERNO†- assesses security and stability; states we are talking about cease-fires, but we are facing bigger IEDS.]

Mason, Anthony;
Martin, David

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