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Iraq-US Relations / Anti-American Sentiment / Arabs #714804

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The starting of a fire at a Saudi Arabia McDonald's restaurant near a US military base noted. "Road to War?" segment introduced.

(Doha, Qatar: Jim Sciutto) The consequences of a US-led war against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for Arab nations like Saudi Arabia examined; details given of the anti-US, anti-Israeli sentiments held by many Arabs. [Saudi foreign minister SAUD Al-FAISAL†- opposes unilateral military action.] [US Army in Saudi Arabia Gen. Martin DEMPSEY†- says Saudi Arabia fears Israeli tanks in Palestinian neighborhoods & American tanks in Iraqi neighborhoods.] ["Newsweek International" Fareed ZAKARIA†- says the regimes of the Arab world are not fragile, but very secure.] [Egyptian political analyst Ashraf BAYOUMI†- says it would be dangerous for American interests.]

Jennings, Peter;
Sciutto, Jim

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