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Clinton / Cabinet Nominations / World Problems / Scowcroft Interview #404532

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1996
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(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The global problems that will be faced by President Clinton's newly announced international policy team examined; details given of tensions between North and South Korea, Israel and the Palestinian, starvation and warfare in central Africa, US-China relations, including Hong Kong's reversion to Chinese rule, Bosnia peacekeeping, Iraq, terrorism, Russia-US relations. [Center for Democracy Allen WEINSTEIN - outlines the foreign affairs issues.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - speaks of peace in Bosnia.]

(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Interview held with former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft about the cabinet nominations. [SCOWCROFT - points out that this is Clinton's team and its has to get off to a running start to deal with the international issues outlined above; describes the approach of Secretary of State designate Madeleine Albright and how it will differ from that of Secretary of State Warren Christopher; analyzes the shift of Anthony Lake to the CIA directorship and the appointment of Albright, who will achieve the highest level for a woman in the United States government.]

Begleiter, Ralph

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