CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 03, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Reports introduced.
(London: Tom Fenton) United States air patrols to protect the Shiites of southern Iraq featured; scenes shown from on board the USS Independence. Iraqi video shown of the treatment of Shiites last year by the Iraqi military. Back-pedalling by United Nations weapons inspectors on their statement yesterday that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's nuclear program had been dismantled noted. [Former United Nations weapons inspector David KAY - cites Iraqi policy of deception.]
(Tel Aviv: Bob Simon) Concern in Israel of another missile attack from Iraq now that the United States has established the "no-fly" zone featured; scenes shown from Tel Aviv. [Two ISRAELIS - worry.] [Iraq expert professor Amatzia BAR-AM - says Saddam will only act if desperate.] Warning from Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin that an Iraqi attack would result in retaliation mentioned. [Military analyst Ron BEN-YISHAI - cites a nonconventional attack.]