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Iraq-US Relations / Military Force Option #420361

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1998
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) President Clinton's warning to Iraq about complying with United Nations weapons inspections that will be included in his State of the Union address noted.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The diplomatic and military preparations with regard to Iraq examined. [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON - cites the military option; promises a response if biological weapons were used.] Statement to the "New York Times" from chief arms inspector Richard Butler about Iraq's biological material quoted. The potential targets for a military strike reviewed.

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) CNN special report "Investigating the President" and coverage of the State of the Union speech announced.

McIntyre, Jamie;
Meserve, Jeanne

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