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Iraq / Nuclear Weapons #577465

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 03, 1990
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Fear of Iraqi chemical weapons use noted. Report introduced.

(London: Brian Ross) California businessman Jerry Kowalsky, who penetrated secret Iraqi nuclear project, reported testifying in London, England, that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is close to having nuclear bomb; details given of CIA and United States Customs sting that caught Iraqi Ali Daghir trying to smuggle nuclear triggers out of Great Britain; scenes shown from Thames Ditton, England, in March 1990. [British lawyer Geoffrey COX - comments.] [With face obscured, United States Customs agent Dan SUPNICK - comments on possibility of further attempts.] [US Customs commissioner Carol HALLETT - comments.] Other cases of smuggling American weapons technology to Iraq noted.

Ross, Brian;
Williams, Mary Alice

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