Iraq Fires Missiles at Kuwait

Several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs were aimed at Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. After the air strikes, Saddam appeared on state television and said the invaders would meet a "bitter defeat." Iraq has fired missiles at Kuwait, where U.S. and British ground forces are based — but they caused no damage. NPR's Bob Edwards talks to NPR National Security Correspondent Tom Gjelten.

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