U.S. Attack on Iraq

Secretary Perry and General Ralston briefed reporters on the U.S. missile strikes on Iraq in which 27 air and sea launched cruise missiles… read more

Secretary Perry and General Ralston briefed reporters on the U.S. missile strikes on Iraq in which 27 air and sea launched cruise missiles were sent against Iraqi air defense sites between the 32nd and 33rd parallels. This was executed in order to make the enforcement of the new southern no-fly zone border at the 33rd parallel safer for U.S. and other allied pilots. They also deflected questions about future strikes stating that the forces were in place if the president requested them. close

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U.S. Attack on Iraq

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Program ID:
74760-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2002

Airing Details

  • Sep 03, 1996 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 11:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2002 | 2:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 2002 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3