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Iraq / United States Military Buildup #371506

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) United States preparation for further military action against Iraq reported; details given of the transport of Stealth F-117s, F- 16s, B-2s and ships to the Persian Gulf region. [US Air Force Colonel Kurt CICHOWSKI, Captain Skip HINMAN - say they are ready.] [In California, President CLINTON - says we will enforce the no-fly zone.] Republican criticism of Clinton's policy noted. [Former Secretary of State James BAKER - suggests that more bombing should have been done.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Tom Fenton) The return of the Stealth F-117s to the Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown of the planes in flight as a description of their capabilities is outlined; details given of the positions taken by Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations.

(McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas: Bob Orr) The public mission by the US against Iraq's aggression from a military standpoint featured; scenes shown of planes.

Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Orr, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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