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Iraq War / Basra and Baghdad #888898

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The fighting in Iraq updated; scenes shown from Basra, where the government is trying to crush the forces of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and of rocket attacks on Baghdad.

(Studio: Erica Hill; Baghdad: Michael Ware) The reasons for the uptick in violence in Iraq where the real target is al-Sadr's militia, how the situation is very complicated and the ways in which the violence in Basra could spread and risk the gains of the surge discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Hill, Erica;
Ware, Michael

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