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US-Libya Relations #309287

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Muammar el-Kadhafi's denial of involvement in today's TWA bombing said following private overtures to United States for dialogue; administration's response noted.

(DC: David Martin) Egypt's refusal to participate in United States proposal to overthrow Kadhafi examined; President Hosni Mubarak's failure to deny story cited. Role of Admiral John Poindexter in approaching Egyptians considered. [Former national security adviser Robert McFARLANE - thinks such plan is reasonable.] [Brookings Institution spokesperson William QUANDT - disapproves of idea; explains.] Significance of concept cited.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Libyan missile site at Sirte knocked out recently by US fighter planes reported reopened; status of construction of 2nd missile base at Benghazi noted.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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