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Iraq / Troop Movement / United States Military Buildup #596168

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) Moves taken by President Clinton's administration in response to the massing of troops along the Kuwait border by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured; map shown. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - calls Saddam's action provocative.] [Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations Nizar HAMDOON, US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT - comment on the location of Iraqi troops.] The United States military deployment of ships and troops reviewed. [Fort Stewart, Georgia, sergeant/Major Edmund CRIVELLO - comments.] Clinton's discussion about hitting Iraq first mentioned. [On "Today", former Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - explains how he would act.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Kuwait: Richard Roth) Preparations in Kuwait in response to the latest threat from Iraq examined; scenes shown of United States soldiers coming off the plane in Kuwait and from along Kuwait's defensive line. [US Army Major General John TAYLOR - calls it a serious threat.] [Kuwaiti OFFICIAL - comments.] [Kuwaiti information minister Sheik Saud Nasir al-SABAH - questions Iraq's words.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The view of events from inside Iraq, a country crippled by four years of economic sanctions, featured; scenes shown from Baghdad while the living conditions are reviewed. [IRAQI - comments.] Saddam's hope that economic sanctions will be eased if he pulls back noted.

Reporter(s):
Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
23:57:00

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