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Iran / British Navy Crisis #862204

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 2007
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The standoff in the Persian Gulf region after Iran captured 15 British seamen introduced.

(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Iran's seizure of the seamen, who were inspecting a ship, reviewed; animation shown; details given of the dispute over the Shatt al-Arab waterway. [HMS Cornwall Commodore Nick LAMBERT††- comments on the conflict over the waterway.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) The tension in the Gulf region examined; details given of the US military buildup, a previous seizure of British sailors by Iran and proposed U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. [Middle East analyst Jon ALTERMAN†- says accidents and misunderstandings can take us into a war nobody wants.]

Reporter(s):
Mitchell, Russ;
Pizzey, Allen;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:03:30

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