• Short Summary

    The barren waste lands of North Yemen have become the focal point of renewed United States military interest and the reason - oil.

  • Description

    The barren waste lands of North Yemen have become the focal point of renewed United States military interest and the reason - oil. For more than a decade, Saudi Arabia has been concerned about the possible threat to it's supplies posed by the Marsixt, pro-Moscow regime in South Yemen. Now with Saudi Arabian funding, the United States presence in the North has swelled dramatically with military instructors and equipment arriving in a steady stream. The military equipment alone is estimated to be worth four hundred million dollars. NBC's Garrick Uttley reports.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6A4ASXWP4E7R3KUQ3QUMSONDN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6A4ASXWP4E7R3KUQ3QUMSONDN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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