NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 2007
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(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The status of the war in Iraq examined; scenes shown from the site of suicide car bombings in Baghdad and elsewhere and from the regional conference to end the war. [US ambassador to Iraq Zalmay KHALILZAD- calls this a good first step.] [Middle East analyst Abdul Amin SAID- says a defeat in Iraq would affect the global order.] The threat from an islamic organization to kill two kidnapped Germans unless Germany and Austria pull out of Afghanistan noted.
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) President Bush's visit to Latin America noted.
(Bogota, Colombia: Kelly O'Donnell) Bush's visit to Colombia featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies, police security and street protests in Bogota. [BUSH - speaks about sending support troops to Iraq to help the reinforcements; wants the funding for the combat troops.] [On "Face the Nation," Senator Charles SCHUMER- says we need a change in course.]