Re: Daily brief, 9/13/96.

Robert Harley (
Fri, 13 Sep 1996 20:17:00 +0200

>> * The US is sending more military forces into staging areas
>> in preparation for possible strikes against Iraq. [...]
>I'm still not understanding why we need to do this. Were they
>even threatening us?

Well you see, they drove some tanks into a no-fly zone.
You know, special Iraqi flying tanks.

>And don't tell me this is a political ploy, Tim.

It is, no question.

>Clinton's up by like 80 points in the polls, so a war does him no
>good at this point.

It's not a war. No soldiers on the ground.