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(Studio: Dan Rather) As he visited troops in Saudi Arabia, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell reported discounting reports that Iraqi troops are pulling back from Kuwait. Report introduced.
(Saudi Arabia: Bob Simon) Anniversary of 1983 suicide bombing of US Marine barracks in Beirut featured; scenes shown from bombing; changes to discourage similar terrorist acts detailed. [Sergeant James TUCKER, Marine Brigadier General James MYATT - comment.] Saudi defense minister reported suggesting compromise with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [Two MARINES - compare this mission with Lebanon.] Differences between Western and Arab conflicts noted.
- Rather, Dan;
- Simon, Bob
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