A SECOND MISSILE ATTACK ON SOUTHERN IRAQ

September 04, 1996
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THE U.S. LAUNCHED A SECOND MISSILE ATTACK ON SOUTHERN IRAQ LAST NIGHT IN WHAT THE PENTAGON CALLED A MOP-UP OPERATION. ACCORDING TO U.S. OFFICIALS, THE MISSION WAS INTENDED TO DESTROY IRAQ’S ABILITY TO ATTACK AIRCRAFT ENFORCING AN EXPANDED NO-FLY ZONE.

MEANWHILE THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL HAS RENEWED ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAQ.

Guests:
DANIEL PIPES, EDITOR OF THE MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL.

SARA LEE WHITSON, GENERAL COUNSEL FOR CENTER FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RIGHTS, HAS BEEN TO KURDISTAN AND IRAQ MANY TIMES.