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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Persian Gulf, Israel #576989

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Arab fear of and respect for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted.

(State Department: John Dancy) Hussein's ambitions examined; Arab resentment of wealthy Kuwait mentioned. [Middle East analyst Henry SCHULER - says Hussein is a hero.] Iraqi relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Israel reported fearing Jordan and Iraq relations; upcoming Arab summit meeting in Saudi Arabia mentioned; scenes shown of King Hussein of Jordan meeting with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, Iraq. [Jaffee Institution of Strategic Studies Joseph ALPHER, Israeli Parliament Eliahu BEN-ELISSAR - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John;
Fletcher, Martin
Duration:
00:04:10

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