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Iraq War / Obama Visit / A Discussion #928110

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 2009
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(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) President Obama's surprise secret visit to Iraq reported. [Before the troops, OBAMA - says you have given Iraq the opportunity to stand on its own.]

(Washington: Candy Crowley) Obama, Iraq & the war featured; findings of a CNN poll on the public support of Obama's withdrawal plan; scenes shown of the recent bombing in Baghdad. [OBAMA - says it time to transition to the Iraqis; says we can start bringing ourselves home.] [In Turkey, OBAMA - comments on Iraq policy.] [In CNN interview, Vice President Joe BIDEN - says we are more safe.]

(Studio: Christiane Amanpour) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & Peter Bergen about Iraq. [GERGEN - says Obama is under pressure to bring the troops home & it was important for him to go there.] [BERGEN - comments on the argument that a smaller US presence will be conducive to the insurgents.]

Amanpour, Christiane;
Crowley, Candy

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