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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Cheney Visit / Military Options #130602

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Meeting of Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney with leaders in Saudi Arabia to get them to shut down Iraqi oil pipeline reported; scenes shown.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) United States military options for Persian Gulf region examined; maps and scenes shown to illustrate options open to United States air and ship operations; details given of reasons why United States is seeking Saudi cooperation in setting up air bases there. ......

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Performance of Iraqi military analyzed. [Carnegie Endowment Geoffrey KEMP - talks about Iraqi air force during war with Iran and strategy that United States and Saudis should use against Iraq.]

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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