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Iraq / United States Missile Strikes / Clinton / Analysis #410474

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Incidents of Iraqi defiance of the United States extension of the no-fly zone across central Iraq reported.

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The administration policy on Iraq and its critics examined; report that President Clinton had a cyst removed from his neck through minor surgery outlined. [CLINTON - says the mission in Iraq has been achieved and that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is now worse off.] The criticism of the administration's Iraqi policy noted. [Senator John McCAIN, Dole foreign policy adviser Paul WOLFOWITZ - offer questions and criticism.] [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - defends the policy with regard to the Kurds in Iraq.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with CNN military analyst retired Air Force Major General Perry Smith. [SMITH - assesses the two cruise missile attacks, the moves to further curtail Saddam's sovereignty, the lack of support from France.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Woodruff, Judy

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