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Iraq War / US Withdrawal / Odierno Interview #941181

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on US troop and Iraqi civilian casualties in the Iraq war cited; President Obama’s withdrawal plan outlined. Earlier interview held with commander Gen. Ray Odierno† about the exit strategy. [ODIERNO – predicts we will make the timeline in every city except for Mosul and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will make the final decision; comments on sentiment toward US forces; assesses the readiness of Iraqi forces; comments on the government’s effort to include Sunnis; explains his venture into Facebook; updates the condition of his son, whose injury led to the loss of an arm.]
Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie
Duration:
00:05:40

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