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Iraq War / Pentagon Report / Discussion #894211

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Mar 16, 2008
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The 5th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war noted; the reasons for the US invasion reviewed. [In October 2002, President BUSH – outlines the Iraq-Al Qaeda connection.] [In September 2003, Vice President Dick CHENEY – links Iraq to 9/11.] Live in-studio discussion held with The DeMoss Group president Mark DeMoss†, The Schapiro Group president Beth Schapiro† and “Creative Loafing” editor Ken Edelstein† about a new Pentagon report concluding there was no operational connection between the Iraqi government and Al Qaeda before the war and the impact of the report on Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign. [DeMOSS, SCHAPIRO, EDELSTEIN – offer views.]
Sanchez, Rick

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