ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Announcement that F-16 fighters will be flown to Qatar as part of United States military buildup noted.
(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Problems with Navy's ready reserve cargo ships that are causing delay in transporting equipment to Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown of cargo ship Gulf Banker that had boiler problems and of military equipment. [Center for Defense Information retired Rear Admiral Eugene CARROLL - says too much money was spent on high tech items instead of mobility forces.] [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - comments.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Analysis given by Middle East expert. [Georgetown University Anthony CORDESMAN - says problems in completing transport is dangerous to United States forces; talks about the possibility of conflict with Iraq.] Statement from commander of Iraq's air force that if Iraq is attacked, it will retaliate against Saudi Arabia and Israel noted.
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