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Iraq / Bush / United Nations Escort Operation / Oil #340334

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Possible United States deployment of warplanes to Iraq featured. [Eating at construction site, President BUSH - says he hasn't heard Iraqi response.] [UN Security Council President Jean Bernard MERIMEE - says there was no deadline for Iraqi response.] [94th Maintenance Squadron Captain Carl TAYLOR - comments.] [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - says there are no troops moving.] Official Iraqi statements said to suggest United States is looking for an excuse to attack Iraq. Bush administration's plans to send Patriot air defense missiles to protect Saudi bases; tomorrow's scheduled United Nations inspection for biological weapons in Iraq reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Discussion held with military analyst retired US Marine General George Crist about Bush's plans if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein does not allow United Nations inspections. [CRIST - refers to Middle East map, showing how Bush would deploy forces.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) United Nations Security Council's approval of a plan to let Iraq sell oil reported.

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:50

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