Military Strikes Against Iraq

President Clinton announced that he had ordered military strikes against targets within Iraq in order to degrade Iraq’s ability to build weapons of… read more

President Clinton announced that he had ordered military strikes against targets within Iraq in order to degrade Iraq’s ability to build weapons of mass destruction. He reviewed numerous violations of United Nations Resolutions by Iraq noting that they had been given several chances to comply with the resolutions. Toward the end of his address he said that the timing of the attack had no bearing on the House’s planned impeachment debate, rather the attack was sparked by UNSCOM chairman Butler’s report to the Secretary General. close

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Program ID:
116547-1
Category:
White House Event
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Address
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 1998 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 1998 | 6:26am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 16, 1998 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 1998 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 1998 | 4:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 1998 | 6:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
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