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Iraq War / Baghdad Car Bombings #951579

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 25, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(London: George Lewis) A pair of carefully planned suicide car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes, including cell phone video, rescue efforts, damaged buildings & the August 19 attack, shown. [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- says this is embarrassing to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki because he has campaigned on security issues; notes the US will draw down its troop strength & then there will be more civil war.] A statement from President Obama about the bombing quoted.

Holt, Lester;
Lewis, George

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