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Iraq / Kurds / United States Military #371627

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The preparation of the United States military forces for a possible retaliatory strike against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to punish him for moving his troops again into the Kurdish areas in northern Iraq reported; details given.

(Milwaukee: Bill Plante) President Clinton's administration's reaction to Iraqi aggression featured; Clinton shown campaigning. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - gives Clinton's position.] The likely use by the United States of cruise missiles against Iraqi military sites noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Background and context discussion with Johns Hopkins University professor Fouad Ajami presented. [AJAMI - explains the situation between Saddam and the Kurds; comments on the United States reaction.]

Martin, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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