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Iraq / United States Military Buildup #614467

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) United States preparation for further military action against Iraq reported; details given of the transport of Stealth F-117s, F-16s, B- 52s and ships to the Persian Gulf region. [Former Secretary of State James BAKER - suggests the demise of the coalition is due to failed leadership.] [Pentagon spokesperson Ken BACON - defends United States action.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The White House focus on the Persian Gulf situation, despite heavy Republican criticism, updated. [In California, President CLINTON - says we will enforce the no-fly zone.]

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The abnormal quietness surrounding Iraqi President Saddam Hussein amidst United States retaliation reported; scenes shown from the streets of Baghdad. [Baghdad store OWNER - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion with former National Security Bush staffer Richard Haass presented. [HAASS - comments on the United States reaction and Saddam's aggression.]

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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