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Iraq Invasion / Syria / Israel #576833

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Syria reported calling Iraq invasion of Kuwait "serious development" and pushing for Arab summit. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Arab neighbors reported afraid of Iraq; no response to Kuwait appeal for help noted; scenes shown from Saudi Arabian television news; last Gulf war recalled. [Institution of Strategic Studies Colonel Michael DEWAR - says President Saddam Hussein will go no further.] Israel reaction examined; scenes shown from Palestinian uprising, which Israel hopes will now be ignored by US. Israel noted warning United States about Hussein.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview presented. [In Tel Aviv, Israel, Israeli deputy foreign minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - comments on Israeli and international options.] Hussein noted part of attempted assassination of former Iraq ruler. Report introduced.

(London: Tom Pettit) Hussein's background as ruthless dictator examined. [London School of Economics Fred HALLIDAY - compares Hussein to Mussolini and Hitler.] Iraq war against Iran, use of chemical weapons against Iran and Kurds, building of nuclear weapons facility, attempted erection of super gun and attempted smuggling of nuclear weapons detonators recalled. Hussein's promise last week to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak of no action against Kuwait noted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Pettit, Tom
Duration:
00:05:50

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