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Iraq-US Relations / Showdown / Military Action #379087

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Preparation of the United States to perform air strikes against Iraq with the buildup of personnel and equipment in the Persian Gulf noted; scenes shown from Iraqi television. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says Iraq has a choice.] [Defense Secretary William COHEN - says the forces continue to be built.] [White House Press Secretary Joe LOCKHART - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is saying nothing new.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Meeting between Saddam and the Russian ambassador reported; claims that Saddam would cooperate with United Nations inspectors if it will mean the end of sanctions reported; preparations for air strikes in Iraq noted. [DOCTOR - talks about emergency preparations.] [UN humanitarian relief coordinator Hans VON SPONECK - says his team's work has nothing to do with politics.] [IRAQI - asks why America attacks Iraq.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General Buster Glosson. [GLOSSON - describes what weapons may be used in an attack; describes which targets would be hit first.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:00

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