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Nic Robertson (born Dominic Robertson on 8 June 1962) is a Senior International Correspondent at CNN. He began his career at the network in 1989, starting as a satellite engineer. He first came to public attention when he stayed in Baghdad with Peter Arnett at the start of the Allied invasion of Iraq in 1991. Later that year, he was moved to Chicago, where he became a producer in CNN's Chicago Bureau. He then became the producer for Christiane Amanpour and was moved to CNN's London bureau, where he later made the jump to reporter. He has won numerous awards, including two Overseas Press Club Awards, a Peabody, a duPont, and several Emmys for his work in war zones and disaster areas around the world. People magazine voted him Sexiest News Correspondent in 2001 but he is better known as a fearless veteran of the world's conflict zones, including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Somalia, Northern Ireland and both the Gulf War and the Iraq War. Durring the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 CNN sent Nic to report from New Orleans. Robertson is a native of the UK and is married to former CNN correspondent Margaret Lowrie. He has two daughters. June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Cable News Network, usually referred to as CNN, is a cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner[1] [2]. It is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peabody may refer to any of the following. ... This article is about the DuPont company. ... An Emmy Award. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Motto: none Anthem: Intermeco Capital Sarajevo Largest city Sarajevo Official language(s) Bosniak, Croatian, Serbian Government Presidents Prime Minister Federal republic Sulejman Tihić1 (Bosniak) Borislav Paravac (Serb) Ivo Miro Jović (Croat) Adnan Terzic Independence From Yugoslavia Declared 5 April 1992 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   51,129 km² (124th) Negligible Population... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)2 Northern Irelands location within the UK Main language English Other recognised languages Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked... Combatants U.S.-led coalition Iraq Commanders Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. ... The Iraq War or War in Iraq, is an informal term for the military conflict in Iraq including the 2003 Invasion of Iraq by the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, overthrow of the Iraqi government, occupation and subsequent military activities by US, UK and other forces. ... Hurricane Katrina was the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in American history. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Cable News Network, usually referred to as CNN, is a cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner[1] [2]. It is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Margaret Lowrie was an International Correspondent at CNN from 1989 to 2002. ...


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CNN.com - Transcripts (19549 words)
KING: Nic Robertson, the question brings up the whole idea of whether the government is responsible for a journalist overseas in any way.
ROBERTSON: John, I think the answer, perhaps, has to be no because quite often we would go to countries where our governments have travel advisories advising people not to go.
Robertson are putting themselves in the bin Laden side of that equation, saying, yes, there is this contradiction between Islam and the West.
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (8732 words)
Instead the manual contained al-Qaeda's blueprint for the detonation of a radiological device - a so-called 'dirty bomb.'
In the summer of 2002, CNN's senior international correspondent Nic Robertson retrieved 64 videotapes from the collection of a senior al-Qaeda leader.
This tape collection provided the first visual confirmation of al-Qaeda's use of nerve-agents (on two dogs) possibly in the Durunta training camp and provided chilling evidence that Bin-Laden's network had not only left no stone unturned in preparing the building-blocks of terrorism, mayhem and destruction.
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