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US-Iraq Relations / Military Option #379975

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

(Pentagon: David Martin) The possible United States military action against Iraq updated; details given of ongoing diplomatic negotiations. [UN Secretary General Kofi ANNAN - announces that he is sending a United Nations team to Baghdad to map presidential palace sites for chemical and biological weapons inspections.] [Iraqi deputy Prime Minister Tariq AZIZ - comments on inspections.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Preparations by President Clinton to ready the US for military action in Iraq despite Russian objections outlined. [CLINTON - says the United States will not walk away if diplomacy fails.] [National Security advisor Sandy BERGER - says there will be casualties.]

Martin, David;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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