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US-Libya Relations #101881

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced

(DC: Steve Shepard) Indications that Navy is preparing for possible mil. attack on Libya in retaliation for recent terrorism examined. [Last night, Ronald REAGAN - accuses Muammar el-Kadhafi of fomenting world revolution; refers to him as mad dog.] USSR 's naval status in Mediterranean described. [Brookings Institution spokesperson William QUANDT - doesn't believe military retaliation will deter terrorists; explains.] [Counterterrorist expert Neil LIVINGSTONE - disagrees.] Failure of United States military action to quiet Kadhafi in the past noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Steve

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