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Middle East-Persian Gulf / Arms Sales #139759

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ceremonial flight of planes over Kuwait on its Liberation Day, the first anniversary of the end of the Persian Gulf war, shown. Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) Arms sales in the Middle East one year after the end of the Persian Gulf war featured; details given of arms buildup in Syria and Iran; map shown of five nations selling them arms. [Military analyst Anthony CORDESMAN - comments.] United States sale of arms to Saudi Arabia noted. [Arms Control Association Lee FEINSTEIN - explains how US became the world's largest weapons supplier.] [CORDESMAN - talks about the buildup in Gulf states.] Concern that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has weapons hidden away mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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