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Bosnia / Civil War / US, United Nations Role #597588

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) President Clinton's contingency plans for the use of United States troops to help evacuate UN peacekeepers from Bosnia featured; the worst-case scenario outlined on screen. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander General George JOULWAN - comments.] [June 17, 1993, CLINTON - says United States troops will not be sent into combat.] [Senator John McCAIN, White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA - offer views on the decision.]

(Sarajevo: Tom Aspell) Prospective plans for the United Nations peacekeeping force to pull out of war-torn Bosnia featured; scenes shown of UN relief trucks en route to besieged Bihac, Bosnia, and of sniping in Sarajevo. [UN military spokesman Colonel Jan-Dirk VON MERVELDT, UN spokesman THANT Myint-U - comment on the situation.]

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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