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Clinton Speaks On Iraq

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Clinton Speaks On Iraq

Clinton Speaks On Iraq

Clinton Speaks On Iraq

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Mara Liasson reports on President Clinton's latest remarks regarding possible U.S. military action against Iraq. Speaking at the Pentagon yesterday, the President said that U.S. armed forces are ready to carry out their duties, if required, which might mean American casualties. He said that President Saddam Hussein could prevent military strikes by agreeing to give U.N. weapons inspectors `free, full, unfettered access' to carry out their responsibilities. And he said that airstrikes alone would not eliminate Iraq's capacity to make chemical and biological weapons, but it would reduce the threat.

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