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Persian Gulf / Administration Disunity #558600

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 06, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) "Miami Herald" reported claiming discord within Reagan admin. over its Persian Gulf policy as illustrated by Navy Secretary James Webb's memorandum to Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger critical of United States military buildup in region; details given. Contd. escalation of Iran-Iraq war in region this week and implications for United States allies like Kuwait reviewed; scenes shown. Size of US fleet in gulf described. [Courtesy BBC, United States ambassador to United Nations Vernon WALTERS - discusses US-Iran relationship as defined by Iran's inability to defeat Iraq.] UN Secretary General mentioned planning peace mission to both Iran and Iraq this week

Utley, Garrick

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