ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney noted planning to go to Saudi Arabia to study buildup of United States ground forces.
(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) United States military plans for ground forces in Saudi Arabia reviewed; scenes shown from Iraqi invasion of Kuwait; map shown illustrating likely locations of multinational force from Egypt, Morocco and Syria to help defend against Iraq. Pentagon noted stating that US forces will only react in defense unless Iraq moves against Saudi Arabia. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's "window of opportunity" mentioned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Problem United States will have in bringing jet fuel into region outlined.
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