NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Fred Francis) Possibility that President Bush may attack Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's nuclear hardware if diplomacy fails featured; details given of coalition support and of how United States intelligence missed the mark on Iraqi nuclear weapons. [British Prime Minister John MAJOR - says Iraq cannot be allowed to build up its arsenal.] [Nuclear proliferation specialist Leonard SPECTOR - talks about Iraq's nuclear program.] Iran's nuclear program mentioned. Military action said likely if Saddam blocks further United Nations inspections.
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