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Iraq / Kurds / Humanitarian Problems / CIA #169055

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The route of the opposing Kurdish faction by the Kurdish militia supported by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported; map shown of the northern Iraq region.

(In northern Iraq: Linda Pattillo) The wreckage of the US-led humanitarian effort, called Operation Provide Comfort, featured; scenes shown of the fighting by the Kurdish Democratic Party and from the Kurdish villages, where factional fighting is keeping out any medical help. [American aid worker Bob BLINCOE - describes the current situation for the relief effort.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The weakened status of the five-year-old CIA project to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein examined. [President CLINTON - comments on internal events in Iraq.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda

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