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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 1997
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The replacement of Israeli opposition Labor Party leader Shimon Peres by Ehud Barak, who is a strong supporter of the peace movement, reported.

(Jerusalem: Walter Rodgers) The Middle East arms race examined; details given of missile capabilities of Iraq, Syria, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran. [Israeli army deputy chief of staff Major General Matan VILNAI - talks about the military.] [Jane's Defence Weekly Paul BEAVER - says Israel's weaponry superiority is changing.] Israel's greatest concerns about Iran's missile capabilities outlined. [Israeli military analyst Ron BEN-YISHAI - says Iran hates our guts.] [Egyptian analyst Mamdoum ANIS - worries about Israel's nuclear capabilities.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Rodgers, Walter

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