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US-Iraq Relations / Standoff #373049

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) The status of talks between the United States and Iraq updated; the deal proposed by the Russians in an attempt to diffuse the crisis outlined. [National Security advisor Sandy BERGER - states his skepticism about the deal.] [White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The United States military moves that are taking place as a response to the standoff over United Nations weapons inspections featured; scenes shown of United States planes on their way to the Gulf.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Description by United Nations weapons inspectors of some of the obstacles Iraqi President Saddam Hussein stacked against them featured. [British weapons inspector Alan DACEY - tells of the difficulties.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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