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Iraq / Kurds / Howell Interview #410157

CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Interview held with British Parliament member David Howell about how the allies can best deal with actions by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [HOWELL - compares the atmospheres in the US, where the presidential campaign is going on and in Europe, where a less hectic view is held; says Britain will likely support a strike by the US because the area is a safe haven.]

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) Word from President Clinton's administration that Iraqi troops are on the move again against Kurds in northern Iraq reported and United States preparations for a military strike updated.

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Howell interview resumed. [HOWELL - outlines the military reactions that the United States could make in response to Saddam's latest moves that have caused instability in the area; indicates that the Arab countries feel Islamic pressure to lie low during this crisis; suggests that Iran is the real destablizing force in the gulf area.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Bowker, Hilary

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