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Iraq / Kurds / United States Policy #371455

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1996
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) United States military preparations to launch a cruise missile strike against Iraq following an Iraqi offensive against the Kurds in the north featured. [White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been warned there will be consequences.] Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John Shalikashvili said making a secret trip to the Persian Gulf while Secretary of Defense William Perry sought basing privileges from Jordan's King Hussein.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Little Rock: Bill Plante) Statements from the campaigning President Clinton about the situation in Iraq and the need to punish Saddam featured; scenes shown from Little Rock, where the president will hold a rally.

Martin, David;
Mitchell, Russ;
Plante, Bill

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