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Iraq / Invasion of Kuwait / Saddam #193755

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2000
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(Philadelphia: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sheila MacVicar) Iraq on the 10th anniversary of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait examined; details given of how Iraq is evading United States economic sanctions. [Former Persian Gulf commander retired General Anthony ZINNI - says Iraq made millions on oil smuggling.] [Former United Nations weapons inspector Richard BUTLER - says sanctions have not gotten Saddam out; indicates Saddam is back in the weapons-making business.] The ongoing attacks by United States and British pilots on Iraqi military installations noted. [ZINNI - says Saddam's grip on the Iraqi people is even stronger.]

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila

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