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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Israel #577003

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Israeli response to possible war in the region with Iraq featured; scenes shown of Israeli air force simulation of attack against Iraqi nuclear sites. [University of Wisconsin nuclear arms project Gary MILHOLLIN - says West has sent high technology to Iraq.] Israeli belief that war, not sanctions, is necessary to eliminate Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the threat of nuclear bombs detailed. Israel's concerns that United States military aid to Saudi Arabia will threaten Israel later explained. [Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak SHAMIR - says Arab nations should not be getting new sophisticated arms.] Israel's preparations for chemical warfare noted; scenes shown of citizens trying on gas masks.

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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