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Iraq / United States Military Buildup #168627

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The prospects of further United States military actions against Iraq featured; details given of the transport of United States planes and ships to the Persian Gulf region. [In California, President CLINTON - says we will enforce the no-fly zone.] Republican criticism of Clinton policy noted. [Former Secretary of State James BAKER - suggests that more bombing should have been done.] [Republican vice presidential candidate Jack KEMP - criticizes Clinton.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Objections in the gulf area to the actions being taken by the United States examined; details given of the positions taken by Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that the actions by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein are being taken within his country, unlike the Persian Gulf war. [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON, Al Quos editor Bari ATWAN, ABC News consultant Judith KIPPER - comment on aspects of the US-Iraq relations.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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