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Somalia / United States Policy #144771

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Debate over the United States role in Somalia following the latest United States casualties featured. [After briefing, Senators John McCAIN, Phil GRAMM - say support for President Clinton's policy is dying.] [In Congress, Senators Trent LOTT, John WARNER, Patrick LEAHY - debate policy.] The US troop commitment to Somalia and the opposition to the United States and United Nations from warlord General Mohammed Farah Aidid reviewed. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - says United States forces should finish the job.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Military aspects of the United States role in Somalia detailed; scenes shown from Mogadishu, where Aidid controls a triangle of territory. [Pentagon spokeswoman Kathleen DeLASKI - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Zelnick, Bob

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