NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 07, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Amman: Ed Rabel) Israeli foreign minister Moshe Arens reported warning Iraq against movement into Jordan; Jordan-US and Jordan-Iraq relations mentioned. [JORDANIAN - criticizes United Nations sanctions.] Fears that King Hussein of Jordan will help Iraqi President Saddam Hussein avoid embargo detailed. [JORDANIAN - compares Iraq invasion of Kuwait to Israeli occupation of Jordan.] Arab resentment of wealthy Kuwait royal family detailed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview presented. [Council on Foreign Relations Richard MURPHY - compares this crisis to Middle East crisis during Ronald Reagan's administration, analyzes purpose for United States troops and talks about possible hostages.]