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February 11, 1998 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid a flurry of offers of aid, the Clinton administration declared Tuesday that a coalition of nations is finally lining up behind the United States to strike Iraqi President Saddam Hussein if diplomacy fails to force him to allow unrestricted U.N. inspections of suspected weapons sites in Iraq. After offers of military assistance over the previous three days from Australia, Canada, Germany and Oman, and with others expected soon, Secretary of Defense William S.
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February 11, 1998 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid a flurry of offers of aid, the Clinton administration declared Tuesday that a coalition of nations is finally lining up behind the United States to strike Iraqi President Saddam Hussein if diplomacy fails to force him to allow unrestricted U.N. inspections of suspected weapons sites in Iraq. After offers of military assistance over the previous three days from Australia, Canada, Germany and Oman, and with others expected soon, Secretary of Defense William S.
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January 30, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With some dread and a sense of deja vu, hundreds of residents of this town on the outskirts of Tel Aviv lined up in the rain Thursday to replace their old gas masks and get new ones for their children born after the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Most of the men and women carting cardboard boxes--marked "Protective Mask"--in and out of the distribution center said they believe that the United States will launch a military strike against Iraq soon, and that Iraq will again strike at Israel.
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January 30, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With some dread and a sense of deja vu, hundreds of residents of this town on the outskirts of Tel Aviv lined up in the rain Thursday to replace their old gas masks and get new ones for their children born after the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Most of the men and women carting cardboard boxes--marked "Protective Mask"--in and out of the distribution center said they believe that the United States will launch a military strike against Iraq soon, and that Iraq will again strike at Israel.
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January 30, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright won qualified French endorsement Thursday for use of military force against Iraq if necessary to get Baghdad to comply with the United Nations weapons inspections program. After talks here with French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine, Albright said Washington and Paris agreed that they no longer will tolerate a "very grave" crisis for which Iraq is "fully responsible."
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January 30, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright won qualified French endorsement Thursday for use of military force against Iraq if necessary to get Baghdad to comply with the United Nations weapons inspections program. After talks here with French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine, Albright said Washington and Paris agreed that they no longer will tolerate a "very grave" crisis for which Iraq is "fully responsible."
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