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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The standoff in the Persian Gulf region after Iran captured 15 British seamen introduced.
(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) Iran's seizure of the seamen, who were inspecting a ship, reviewed; animation shown; details given of the dispute over the Shatt al-Arab waterway. [HMS Cornwall Commodore Nick LAMBERT- comments on the conflict over the waterway.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The tension in the Gulf region examined; details given of the US military buildup, a previous seizure of British sailors by Iran and proposed U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. [Middle East analyst Jon ALTERMAN- says accidents and misunderstandings can take us into a war nobody wants.]
- Mitchell, Russ;
- Pizzey, Allen;
- Martin, David
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