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US-Libya Conflict / Aftermath #309232

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Paris, France: Steve Kroft) Europe's inability to agree on approach to dealing with terrorism in wake of United States bombing of Libya and incrd. tension over anticipated terrorist reprisals examined; scenes shown. [Dutch foreign min. Hans Van Den BROEK - doesn't see need for Europe to intensify its anti-terrorist efforts.] Europe's perception of war on terrorism said based on its personal experience; details given. [Terrorism expert Philippe DEFARGES - notes Europe's attitude is based on necessity of compromise among several differing pts. of view.] [Terrorism expert Gerard WILLING - notes France, Italy, Spain and perhaps Belgium &The Netherlands have nonagression pacts with terrorists.] Italian Premier Bettino Craxi's release of terrorist Mohammed Abbas following Achille Lauro hijacking cited as example [Rear Admiral Eugene CARROLL (ret.) - cites role of public opinion in President Reagan's decision to bomb Kadhafi.]

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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