CBS Evening News Displays Image of the Wrong Country During Segment on Military Action in Syria

CBS Evening News viewers with a knowledge of Middle East geography may have noticed an errant graphic on the show Tuesday night.

As anchor Jeff Glor opened a segment on the United States weighing military action in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack on a suburb near Damascus, a graphic that blared “PUNISHING SYRIA” along with the image of a country sat beside him.

But the country was Iran not Syria. They got the wrong country.

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