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Persian Gulf Standoff / United States Military #125203

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Chris Bury) United States military buildup in Persian Gulf region featured; scenes shown of 101st Airborne training for house-to- house combat in Saudi Arabia, of Marines training for amphibious assault in the north Arabian Sea and of USS Independence, which is planning to enter the Persian Gulf this week. [Two SOLDIERS - comment.] [Center for Defense Information Admiral Eugene CARROLL - says forces are built up beyond defensive level.] [Military analyst Lawrence KORB - says Kuwait could be taken now in a bloody battle.] Issue of allied offensive reviewed.

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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