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Iraq War: Five Years Later #899344

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The beginning of the war in Iraq 5 years ago this week and the deaths of 2 US soldiers from a roadside bomb noted; US death toll cited.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The situation in Iraq reviewed; details given about a suicide attack by a female bomber in Karbala; scenes shown from the Karbala site, of Senator John McCain meeting with Iraqi leaders and Vice President Dick Cheney in Baghdad. [McCAIN – says Al Qaeda continues to pose a great threat.] [CHENEY – says it would be a mistake to draw down the force.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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