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Middle East / Iran / Missile Tests / McCain Interview #898161

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) A dramatic test fire by Iran of nine missiles during military exercises noted.

(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.]

Couric, Katie;
Logan, Lara

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