NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 11, 1990
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(Studio: Faith Daniels) Pro-Iraqi demonstrations by Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza Strip shown.
(Cairo: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Israel's assessment of threat from Iraq examined; scenes shown from file pictures of Israeli war machines training. [Deputy foreign minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - responds to charges from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.] [Jaffee Institution of Strategic Studies Joseph ALPHER - assesses possibility of conflict.] [Israeli CIVILIAN - explains why he is buying gas masks.] Assessment by Israeli analysts about both Iraq's chemical and nuclear warfare capabilities outlined. [Palestinian educator Hanan ASHRAWI - says Palestinians view Saddam Hussein as an underdog.] Reasons why Israel has not offered more help to, nor been asked for more help by, US explained.
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