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Panama / Noriega / Diplomacy #124831

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Panama City: John Martin) Continued negotiations over control of Manuel Noriega featured; details given of replacement of ambassador Arthur Davis by career diplomat Deane Hinton; scenes shown of American troops operating around Vatican embassy in Panama City, Panama, where Noriega has been holed up. Solution suggested by Vice President Ricardo Arias Calderon outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Analysis of American military operations in Panama featured; details given of chain of command from General Maxwell Thurman to Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Edward LUTTWAK - says the planning was good.] Problem in coordinating the special operations forces cited. [Center for Defense Information Admiral Eugene LaROQUE - comments on these operations.] Lessons learned from combat in Panama reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Zelnick, Bob

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