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Iraq / United States Missile Attack #410483

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Peter Arnett) The reaction in Iraq to the United States missile attacks featured; scenes shown of anti-US demonstrations in the streets of Baghdad and of the lighted night skies. [Syrian PROTESTOR - comments.]

(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The lack of support for the United States from the Western allies introduced.

(State Department: Steve Hurst) The mission by Secretary of State Warren Christopher to keep up the coalition reported; details given of the diplomatic dealings with France about the air operation. [State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS - says future military actions could be taken.] French communications stating that Christopher had said that Operation Desert Strike was over quoted. [British foreign secretary Malcolm RIFKIND, CHRISTOPHER - comment.]

Arnett, Peter;
Begleiter, Ralph;
Bowker, Hilary;
Hurst, Steve

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