TITLE

Back on the warpath?

AUTHOR(S)
Fenyvesi, C.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/13/92, Vol. 112 Issue 14, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that United States officials are increasingly concerned by reports that Iraq is massing infantry and tanks on the border of the United Nations-mandated Kurdish security zone. Troops are accompanied by a large number of antiaircraft missile launchers; Indication that Saddam Hussein is preparing to defend himself against a possible US-led air counterattack.
ACCESSION #
9204132520

 

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