CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 2008
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(Washington: Lara Logan) Iran's aggressive missile test aired around the world to send a defiant message to the US examined; map shown of the US allies in range of Iran's missiles. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - comments on the consequences of a conflict.] [Globalsecurity.org John PIKE†- says Israel is in range.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Karim SADJADPOUR†- says they are flexing muscles.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The reaction of the presidential candidates, Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, about Iran quoted. [In earlier interview, McCAIN - says this is part of Iran's nuclear plan; states we need tough economic sanctions against Iran; comments on the need for offshore oil exploration, a gasoline tax holiday to give relief, promising "absolutely" to balance the budget and that his economic plan is a good one; defends his campaigning via town hall meetings.]
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