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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) Iraq reported building ballistic missile with technology borrowed from United States and other Western ntns.; details given of NBC News' investigation into Saddam Hussein's Project 395 and Saad 16. [Washington Institute for Near E. Policy spokesperson Seth CARUS - comments on Iraq's technology obtained from United States busmen.] Roles of Argentina and Egypt in Iraqi missile project outlined. [In shadows, Iraqi plant MGR. - (thru translator) says Austria and West Germany helped Iraq build plant.] Europeans helping Iraq noted associate with Swiss company called Consen; company spokesperson Rupert Trumer shown and mentioned. Commerce Department reported believing Europeans when they claimed that they were helping Iraq build university research center; hi-tech. equipment sent to Iraq via Commerce Department discussed. [Former Defense Department official Steve BRYAN - comments on Commerce Department's refusal to notify Pentagon of equipment shipments to Iraq.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Francis, Fred
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