CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bill McLaughlin) President Reagan's imposition of economy sanctions against Syria for its role in international terrorism examined; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - explains purpose of move.] Sanctions listed on screen. [Mideast expert Joseph SISCO - explains diplomacy purpose of sanctions.] Announcement said timed for Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's US visit; Britain's sanctions against Syria for its role in attempted bombing of El Al jet in London recalled. [REDMAN - hopes for modification of Syrian behavior.] Appearance of selectivity in United States policy on terrorism considered.
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