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Iraq / Kurds / The Allies #409907

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The exodus of Kurdish refugees from northern Iraq due to the factional fighting shown.

(Washington: Ralph Begleiter) The collapse of allied control over the Kurdish region of northern Iraq despite last week's missile attacks examined. [Former Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - says the United States can longer be relied on to protect the Kurds.] Aspects of the collapse of northern Iraq reviewed: the factional fighting among Kurds and the evacuation of Americans and the CIA agents, who had running a covert operation to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [President CLINTON - comments.] The view that the allies did not do enough to form the Kurds into a viable force against Saddam cited.

Begleiter, Ralph;
Woodruff, Judy

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