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US, United Nations-Iraq Relations / Weapons Inspections #372982

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's throwing of American United Nations weapons inspectors out of the country and the responses of the UN and President Clinton to the move featured. [UN special commission Richard BUTLER - announces the withdrawal.] [UN Ambassador Bill RICHARDSON, Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq AZIZ, CLINTON - react.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bahrain: Tom Fenton) The United States military buildup in the Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown from the deck of the USS Nimitz as the weapons of choice are described.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports of Iraqi missile batteries in the no-fly zones noted.

(Amman, Jordan: Allen Pizzey) The lack of support in the Middle East for US military action to punish Iraq outlined.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Details given as to why the United States and United Nations believe Hussein is lying and hiding the making of a new arsenal featured; scenes shown of the rubble from cud missiles that Saddam destroyed. [UN inspector director Rolf EKEUS - tells why he thinks Iraq is hiding chemical weapons.]

Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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