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US-Iraq Relations / Targeting Saddam #708311

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 18, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) A new sense of urgency in the question of whether the US should launch an attack against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Jim Cummins) The debate over invading Iraq examined. [Senator Richard LUGAR - says we have to plan carefully or we will destabilize the Middle East.] [Former national security adviser Brent SCOWCROFT†- says invading Iraq would create a negative reaction in the region.] [BUSH says debate is healthy.] [White House communications director Dan BARTLETT†- says Bush will articulate his positions.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) "New York Times" report on new information about a secret relationship between the US & Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War noted.

Cummins, Jim;
Seigenthaler, John

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