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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / United States Military Costs / Iraqi Army #334207

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 1990
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(New York: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Cost of Operation "Desert Shield" examined; President Bush noted talking to economic advisers tomorrow; cost details outlined on screen; Navy battleship Wisconsin mentioned. [Defense budget project Alexis CAIN, Senator Alan DIXON - comment.] Pentagon official quoted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Top American commander quoted regarding size and speed of United States buildup in Saudi Arabia. Report introduced.

(London: Anthony Mason) Iraqi army strengths and shortcomings examined; war with Iran recalled. [Retired Iraqi army colonel Selim FAKHRI - comments on lack of air support.] [International Institution of Strategic Studies Colonel Michael DEWAR - talks about early warning system.] [Military analyst retired General George CRIST - comments on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's probable ground war strategy.]

Mason, Anthony;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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