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Iraq-US Relations / CIA #410124

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Washington: Ralph Begleiter) Testimony from CIA director John Deutch about the political aftermath of the confrontation in northern Iraq between the United States and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured. [DEUTCH - says Kurd leader Massoud Barzani is now asking for United States assistance after he invited Iraq into Irbil.] [Iraqi National Congress president Ahmad CHALABI - comments on the Kurdish situation, where the Kurds let the devil into their home.] Admission by the CIA and White House that the United States missile strikes may have actually left Saddam stronger than before noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The journey of Kurdish refugees, who fled Iraq because of the danger, reported; scenes shown of their arrival in Guam.

Begleiter, Ralph;
Bowker, Hilary;
Woodruff, Judy

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