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August 21, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney on Monday announced that U.S. Air Force planes have begun operating out of a base in the United Arab Emirates, and he praised the "strong commitment" of the Emirates, the latest Persian Gulf country to open its doors to outside forces in the military confrontation with Iraq. The touring Pentagon leader said that C-130 cargo planes are using Bateen Air Base to ferry supplies to American troops in Saudi Arabia.
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August 21, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney on Monday announced that U.S. Air Force planes have begun operating out of a base in the United Arab Emirates, and he praised the "strong commitment" of the Emirates, the latest Persian Gulf country to open its doors to outside forces in the military confrontation with Iraq. The touring Pentagon leader said that C-130 cargo planes are using Bateen Air Base to ferry supplies to American troops in Saudi Arabia.
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