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United Nations, US-Iraq Relations / Showdown / Russian Plan / Baghdad / Brzezinski Interview #412479

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The latest developments in the showdown with Iraq reviewed; details given of the Russian plan, United Nations briefings, President Clinton's non-negotiable demands for weapons inspections.

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Brent Sadler) The preparations in Iraq for a possible attack featured; scenes shown from Baghdad. [Iraqi foreign minister Mohammed Said al-SAHAF - blames the sanctions for the death of children.] [Hospital manager Dr. Hassen GAPIAN, Saddam Hussein Children's Hospital Dr. Samir QALANDAR - comment.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski about Iraq. [BRZEZINSKI - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has defied the international community, so the United States should be able to punish him, but the American policy of dual containment has alienated Europe, neutrals, like Russia and the Arab world; suggests some kind of compromise is inevitable in this crisis; says the United States needs a long- range policy that includes allied support; questions the near-hysteria about Iraqi weapons capabilities without hard evidence.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Sadler, Brent;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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