ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: John McWethy) The administration's case for war against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein featured. [At Congressional hearings, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD, Representatives Mark KIRK, John SPRATT, Susan DAVIS, Joel HEFLEY - talk about Iraq's offer to allow weapons inspections & what a war with Iraq would look like.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Visit by US Central Command's Gen. Tommy Franks to Qatar about military cooperation shown.
(Qatar: Bob Woodruff) Qatar, which needs US protection of its natural gas fields, featured; scenes shown from this rich, tiny Persian Gulf country. [Royal family spokesman Sheikh Hamad Ali Jassim al-THANI- says there is only the US & that Qatar is strategically located in the middle of the gulf.]