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Iraq / Troop Movement #150786

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The buildup of United States military forces in the Persian Gulf region following Iraq's massing of troops near the Kuwait border featured; troops and materiele shown. [Iraqi ambassador to the UN Nizar HAMDOON - claims the troops are pulling back.] [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT - outlines the United States assessment.] [Army Major General Joseph De FRANCISCO - cites the troops' experience.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's possible strategy of trying to draw media attention to get economic sanctions lifted noted. [University of London professor George JOFFE - says Iraq's aim may be to scare nearby nations.]

(Kuwait City: Garrick Utley) Preparations in Kuwait in response to the latest threat from Iraq examined; scenes shown of United States soldiers coming off the plane in Kuwait. [Joint task force commander General John TAYLOR - reacts to Iraq's threat.] [Kuwaiti information minister Sheik Saud Nasir al-SABAH - questions Iraq's words.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Sheila MacVicar) The view from Iraq on the crisis examined; details given of television reports inside Iraq about the troop movement; scenes shown from Baghdad to illustrate the effects of the economic sanctions on the country's economy. [Iraqi WOMAN - (thru translator) lists possessions she sold.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) President Clinton's address to the nation tonight announced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The aims of Clinton's speech tonight about events in Iraq and in Haiti, including the fact that exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide will return this week reported.

Hume, Brit;
MacVicar, Sheila;
McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Forrest;
Utley, Garrick

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