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US-Iraq Relations / Hussein #343196

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Confirmation that President Bush has directed the CIA to step up operations designed to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; CIA director Robert Gates said currently meeting with officials from Egypt and Saudi Arabia to increase the pressure. Status of internal revolt by Shiites in the south and Kurds in the north reviewed; map shown. [US Army War College Stephen PELLETIERE - says the Kurds are viewed as bandits.] [Pentagon intelligence Rear Admiral Mike McCONNELL - wonders if the Hussein regime can fall from within.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Kurds noted taking offense to being called "bandits."

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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