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US-Libya Relations / Military Action #309154

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Sixth Fleet's location in Mediterranean awaiting President Reagan's orders for military strike against Libya noted; Navy infrared photos of recent Gulf of Sidra conflict shown. Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and Vice President George Bush mentioned returning from overseas Sunday USSR 's withdrawal of its ships from Libyan waters described. [USSR spokesperson Georgi ARBATOV - denies Muammar el-Kadhafi's claim that USSR will aid Libya against United States military strike.]

(Studio: DR, David Martin) Uncertainty over whole retaliation issue and various factors involved discussed.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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