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Persian Gulf War / Khafji #336842

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Eric Engberg) Iraqi troops reported surrendering to Saudi and Qatari forces, ending battle for Khafji, Saudi Arabia; details given; scenes shown. [Saudi commander General Khalid bin SULTAN - believes Iraqi troops were pushed forward.] [Marine Corporal Jeff BROWN - comments on being stranded in town during fight.] New allied tactics to destroy mobile Scud missile launchers examined; details illustrated on screen. [Royal Air Force Captain Niall IRVING - comments on Scud destruction.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Damage to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's forces examined; details illustrated on screen. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY, Army Central Command Brigadier General Pat STEVENS - comment on success of air strikes.] Scenes shown of Iraqi POWs. [Navy Chief Gene MILLER - says Iraqi troops' families have been threatened if soldiers surrender.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Theory that high casualties may be part of Hussein's military strategy examined. [Saddam's biographer Efraim KARSH - comments on Hussein's motivations.] [Former Air Force chief of staff retired General Michael DUGAN, military analyst retired General George CRIST - use large map to discuss war.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Images of war featured; while being escorted through Baghdad bomb damage, western journalists noted videotaping flight of cruise missile overhead; scenes shown of cruise missile and of photograph of Persian Gulf region from Soviet Mir space station.

Engberg, Eric;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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