NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) NBC News investigation into how Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been able to remain a threat after the Persian Gulf war examined; details given of the policies of President George Bush's administration as the gulf war ended. [Defense Department Joint staff Major General Patrick HUGHES - cites abilities of Iraq's army.] [Then and now, BUSH - talks about the war.] Statistics on erroneous United States estimates of Iraqi military strength outlined on screen. [Foreign policy analyst Michael EISENSTADT, former Bush National Security Adviser Richard HAASS - comment.] The lesson for the United States that Saddam and his army cannot be underestimated reiterated.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with NBC consultant Haass. [HAASS - talks about Saddam's survival, his army, his aim of sanctions relief, the need for the allies to send a message to Iraq about bringing troops to Kuwait.]
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