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14 May 1999 Military News

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  • 14 May 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 14 May 1999
  • PRESS CONFERENCE ON REPUBLIC OF CONGO United Nations 14 May 1999
  • NORTHERN IRELAND Voice of America 14 May 1999 -- THE BRITISH AND IRISH PRIME MINISTERS ARE BACK AT THE NEGOTIATING TABLE WITH NORTHERN IRISH CATHOLIC AND PROTESTANT LEADERS. THEY ARE TRYING TO BREAK A DEADLOCK OVER THE SURRENDER OR "DECOMMISSIONING" OF WEAPONS -- A DISPUTE WHICH IS BLOCKING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A POWER-SHARING GOVERNMENT IN BELFAST.
  • NEPAL MAOISTS PT. 2 OF 2 Voice of America 14 May 1999 -- FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS IN NEPAL, A SPORADIC BUT VICIOUS WAR BETWEEN MAOISTS AND POLICE HAS BEEN GAINING INTENSITY. MANY VILLAGERS HAVE FOUND THEMSELVES TRAPPED -- CAUGHT BETWEEN FIGHTING BETWEEN MAOIST GUERRILLAS WHO CALL THEMSELVES NEPAL'S "RED ARMY" AND POLICE SENT TO PROTECT THEM.

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  • LESSONS OF VIETNAM Voice of America 14 May 1999 -- A NEW BOOK ON THE VIETNAM WAR BY FORMER U-S DEFENSE SECRETARY ROBERT MCNAMARA SAYS THE AMERICAN AND NORTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENTS MISSED OPPORTUNITIES TO AVOID THE WAR OR END IT EARLIER.



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