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Defense Industry / Bush Administration / Mideast Arms Sales #585197

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Fred Francis) President Bush's administration's efforts to preserve defense industry jobs by selling arms to Arab Gulf states featured. Saudi Arabia's request to buy F-16 aircraft, potential impact on F-16 manufacturer McDonnell Douglas noted. [Defense analyst Dr. Natalie J. GOLDRING - argues against arms sales.] Saudi Arabia's interest in purchasing other United States arms, Kuwait's interest in purchasing Patriot missiles, amount of money generated by United States sales of arms to Mideast states since the end of the Persian Gulf war noted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:02:00

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