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Iraq-US Relations / Showdown / Military Action #379049

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Evacuation of United Nations personnel from Iraq reported; preparation for possible United States military strike reported; concern about Iraq's ability to rebuild its weapons facilities noted; statement from some Arab nations that Iraq has violated its United Nations obligation reported. [President CLINTON - condemns Iraq's refusal to allow weapons inspections.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Information about equipment being sent to the Persian Gulf examined. [Chief Weapons Inspector Richard BUTLER - explains his decision for pulling out inspection teams.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad, Iraq: Allen Pizzey) Evacuation of United Nations personnel reported; response of Iraqi people and officials to evacuation reported. [UN Special Envoy Prakash SHAH - says the Security Council would have to take action to change the situation.] [UN Spokesman Eric FALT - says the action is precautionary.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Evacuation of United States embassies in Israel and Kuwait reported.

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

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