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Iraq / Troop Movement / United States Response #354078

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 08, 1994
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The United States response to the massing of Iraqi troops near the Kuwait border featured; the extent of the United States military buildup in the region reviewed. [President CLINTON - warns Iraq against misjudging American will and power.] [Before map, Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General John SHEEHAN - outlines the deployment; says downtown Baghdad can be hit.] [Joint Chiefs director of intelligence Major General Pat HUGHES, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI, Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comments on Iraqi intentions.] The prospects for further troop deployment in Kuwait discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(UN: Martha Teichner) Report on why Saddam may have moved his troops featured; scenes shown from Baghdad while the crisis caused by sanctions against Iraq is detailed. [US ambassador to the UN Madeleine ALBRIGHT - states the United Nations position.] Iraq's contention that it has complied with United Nations resolutions noted. [UN commissioner Charles DUELFER - talks about Iraqi weaponry.] [Last week, United Nations commission Rolf EKEUS - comments.]

Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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