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Iraq-United Nations Deal / Weapons Inspections / United States Policy #422366

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The worldwide diplomatic campaign by the United States to gain support for renewed military action against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein if and when the new United Nations deal on weapons inspections is violated examined; scenes shown of military forces in the Persian Gulf. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - raises the prospects of military force.] [Chief United Nations weapons inspector Richard BUTLER - defends the deal.] [Former UN weapons inspector Raymond ZILINSKAS - expects non-compliance in a few months.] [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - says we gotta get rid of Saddam.] How President Clinton will try to win over his critics in Congress discussed.

Blitzer, Wolf;
Shaw, Bernard

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