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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The involvement of US forces in Iraq’s operation to shut down Shiite militias featured; scenes shown from Baghdad’s Sadr City and Basra; details given about the infiltration of Iraqi police by militants. [President BUSH – says this is a defining moment.] [Military analyst Christine WORMUTH- comments on the impact of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s offensive.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Miklaszewski, Jim
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