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Iraq / United Nations Weapons Inspections / United States Military Buildup #421132

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 10, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Carl Rochelle) The United States response to the problem with Iraq's refusal to allow United Nations weapons inspections examined; details given of information gathering by President Clinton and of the United States military presence in the Persian Gulf. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN - says at some point the diplomatic dance has a beginning and an end.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(White House: Eileen O'Connor) The ongoing dispute between the United States and Iraq reviewed. [Twice earlier, CLINTON - threatens to act.] [National Defense University Kenneth POLLACK - says Iraqi President Saddam Hussein sees compromise as a sign of weakness.] [COHEN - comments on Saddam.] [Washington Institute for Near East Policy Patrick CLAWSON, POLLACK - comment on the use of force.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Statement from United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan that he is disappointed with Iraq's non-compliance noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jane Arraf) The situation in Iraq featured; scenes shown from Baghdad where the people oppose ongoing sanctions.] [Iraqi minister of trade Mohamed Mehdi SALEH - says the people have suffered for eight years.] [Moroccan foreign minister Abdel Salam ZENEED - says Iraq does not seem to fear any military strike.] Ferry from Dubai to Iraq shown.

Arraf, Jane;
O'Connor, Eileen;
Rochelle, Carl;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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