THE WEEK: AUGUST 13-19

AUGUST 13-19

NATION

COUNTERMOVES IN THE GULF

Heeding warnings from two high-level Iraqi defectors that Saddam Hussein has recently considered attacking Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, the U.S. sent ships carrying supplies and equipment to the Persian Gulf and ordered 1,400 troops to Kuwait for military maneuvers. Pentagon officials expressed concern about elite Iraqi forces conducting "unusual training activities" around Baghdad.

NEW WHITEWATER INDICTMENTS

Two Clinton associates in the Whitewater deal were indicted by a federal grand jury in Little Rock. James McDougal and his former wife Susan were named in a 21-count indictment that included charges of fraud, conspiracy and making false statements...

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