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Iraq War / Change of Command #904854

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jonathan Karl) The change of command in the war in Iraq with multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus stepping down to head up the central command featured; details given about the fate of former supporters of the Sunni insurgency. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says hope has returned as the country has been transformed.] [Before the troops, PETRAEUS - says things are hard, but hopeful.] [In an interview, GATES - says we are on the path of a changed mission with the US providing backup in Iraq.]

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan

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