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Iraq / Saudi Arabia / Cheney / United States Military Buildup #576817

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 19, 1990
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(Saudi Arabia: Tom Brokaw) Mission for Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney to reinforce support for United States from Arab states in stand against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; scenes shown of Cheney visiting troops at Saudi Arabian air base. [CHENEY - says we could make Iraqi President Saddam Hussein pay if he attacks; responds to question about how United States would respond if Americans in Iraq where placed at government installations.] Propaganda message from Iraq shortwave broadcasts out of Kuwait and directed to American soldiers examined; audio played. Scenes shown of F-14s, which fly 24 hours a day to guard against Iraqi air attack. [MARINES, PILOT - comment.]

Brokaw, Tom

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