Saturday, October 20, 1990

In interview with New York Times, Jordan's Crown Prince Hassan says that because of Gulf crisis Jordan is facing an economic catastrophe of such enormity that the nation's political stability may be in jeopardy [NYT 10/21].

Def. Sec. Cheney says that UN-imposed embargo on Iraq and Kuwait is beginning to have serious impact on Iraqi economy and its ability to maintain troops in Kuwait [WP 10/21].