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Iraq War / Withdrawal Debate #881366

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The growing divide within the military over troop levels in Iraq featured; details given of the views of top generals, including Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Peter Pace and Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus, and criticism of the Iraqi government. [3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Rick LYNCH†- opposes decreasing troops.] [Army Chief of Staff Gen. George CASEY††, retired Col. Jack JACOBS†- comment on the strain on the Army.] [From “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” 3 SOLDIERS – joke about the Iraqi government’s August vacation.]

Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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