• Short Summary

    The United States will use the full weight of its air power in Cambodia and Laos should it become necessary to protect American troop withdrawals from South-East Asia.

  • Description

    The United States will use the full weight of its air power in Cambodia and Laos should it become necessary to protect American troop withdrawals from South-East Asia. Secretary of State William Rogers made this pledge -- and defended recent air strikes in Cambodia -- at a Washington news conference yesterday (Friday).

    Mr. Rogers restated President Nixon's pledge that no ground forces will be sent into Cambodia or Laos. He refuted the suggestion that the use of air power represented an expansion of the Vietnam conflict. On the contrary, he thought it safeguarded the American rundown in South-East Asia:

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    Film ID:
    VLVAWVBCIR87X26TTQG1OLR19KK2
    Media URN:
    VLVAWVBCIR87X26TTQG1OLR19KK2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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