NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 2008
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The intense battle in Basra, Iraq, between Iraqi forces and Shiite militias reviewed; scenes shown of the fighting and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Basra. [National Security Advisor Stephen HADLEY- says Iraq is now responsible for security in Basra.] [CSIS Kathleen HICKS- notes a failure by Iraq’s government will dampen expectations.] [Retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- notes the pressure on the administration over Iraq.] The view that the prolonged war in Iraq is hampering efforts in Afghanistan noted.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.