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Persian Gulf War / Land Battle / Military Assessment / Missing #131516

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Pentagon assessment of battle around Khafji, Saudi Arabia, and what Iraqis will do next examined; map shown. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY - says Iraqis gained nothing.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with military analyst. [National security analyst Anthony CORDESMAN - talks about risks and benefits for Iraq in launching ground battles and options open to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Available information given on missing C- 130 plane with more than a dozen on board and on two missing soldiers.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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