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Persian Gulf / United States Military Presence #401634

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Aboard the USS Independence: Richard Blystone) The United States interests in the oil-rich Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown of the United States and allied military team in the Persian Gulf region. The role of Operation Southern Watch in patrolling southern Iraq to contain Iraqi President Saddam Hussein detailed. [US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander Russ BARTLETT, United States 5th fleet commander Vice Admiral Scott REDD, SOLDIER, United States 3rd Army deputy commander Major General J.B. TAYLOR - offer views on United States military readiness in the gulf.] Sea, air and land maneuvers shown.

Blystone, Richard;
Bowker, Hilary

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