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Iraq / United States Missile Attack #614805

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) The United States strike using 27 satellite-guided cruise missiles against four southern locations in Iraq outlined; map shown. [Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph RALSTON - outlines the United States response.] [Jordanian Foreign Minister Toujan FAISAL - says their base cannot be used to attack any Arab country.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says we did not need allied participation; talks of more action.]

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Clinton's preparation to order more air strikes if Iraqi President Saddam Hussein refuses to remove his troops from Kurdish areas reported. [CLINTON - states United States objectives.] The chain of events leading up to the president's decision outlined. [Presidential candidate Robert DOLE - calls for unity.] [Former National Security Advisor Brent SCOWCROFT - calls the strike political.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion with Vice President Al Gore concerning the US attack on Iraq presented. [GORE - comments on the situation with Iraq.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Rabel, Ed

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