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Iraq / Kurds / United States Policy #409893

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) United States plans for another possible attack against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's air defenses in southern Iraq featured; maps shown of the targets of the initial United States missile attacks. [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON - comments on Saddam's actions.]

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The exodus of Kurdish refugees from northern Iraq due to the factional fighting noted.

(Baghdad: Peter Arnett) Saddam's offer of a blanket amnesty for all Kurds involved in the fighting in northern Iraq examined; scenes shown from Sulaimaniya, the last stronghold of the anti-Baghdad Kurdish faction, which fell yesterday. [Kurdish leader Massoud BARZANI - says we will establish democracy.] [MAN - comments.] Announcement by Iraqi television that three missiles were fired at United States warplanes in the southern no-fly zone noted.

(Studio: Hilary Bowker; Baghdad: Peter Arnett) The Iraqi position that it will confront the United States over the southern no-fly zone discussed.

Arnett, Peter;
Bowker, Hilary;
McIntyre, Jamie

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