02 September 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Announces 3Q Earnings Charge for F-15 Inventory Boeing 02 Sep 1999 -- Boeing reported that it will take a special third quarter charge to earnings of $225 million pretax associated with inventory on the F-15 program. This is in addition to a $45 million charge taken earlier this year for F-15 inventories.
- 2 September 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 02 Sep 1999
- U.S. PRESSING INDONESIA TO RESTORE ORDER IN EAST TIMOR 02 September 1999 -- The United States is "pressing the government of Indonesia to make good on their assurances and restore order in East Timor," Reeker said.
- EAST TIMOR - HUMAN RIGHTS WATCHVoice of America 02 September 1999 -- A U-S-based human rights organization has called on the international community to suspend all aid to the Indonesian military. Human Rights Watch says that would put pressure on the Indonesian Army to halt the violence by pro-Jakarta militias in East Timor.
- EAST TIMOR / VIOLENCEVoice of America 02 September 1999 -- The U-N is repeating its long-standing call for Indonesian authorities to do more to ensure security in the territory.
- INDONESIA - EAST TIMOR Voice of America 02 September 1999 -- The United Nations top envoy on East Timor says armed U-N peacekeepers are not needed in the troubled territory, despite two days of violence.
- Q & A: EAST TIMOR VIOLENCE Voice of America 02 September 1999 -- We go through this all the time: The U-N repeats a call for the Indonesian authorities to crack down on violence, then violence happens, and Indonesia makes a new promise about it.
- PRESS BRIEFING BY REPRESENTATIVE OF SECRETARY-GENERAL AND DIRECTOR OF UN POLITICAL OFFICE FOR SOMALIA United Nations 02 Sep 1999
- LATIN AMERICAN WORRIES: COLOMBIA, VENEZUELA USIA Foreign Media Reaction Daily Digest 02 September 1999 -- Last week's visit to the region by ONDCP Director Gen. Barry McCaffrey, the continuing crisis in Colombia and changes in Venezuela's government by President Hugo Chavez sparked continued speculation among Latin American editorialists about U.S. policy toward the region, concern about Colombia's continuing "implosion," and new worries about an anti-democratic trend in Venezuelan politics. No sudden increase-- or diminution-- of U.S. assistance to the Colombian military was foreseen.
- U-N - SOMALIA Voice of America 02 September 1999 -- The head of the United Nations' political office for Somalia, David Stephen, says an international consensus is developing to help the conflict-shattered country rebuild.
- SOUTHERN AFRICA Voice of America 02 September 1999 -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says he is pleased his country will be able to withdraw its forces from Congo-Kinshasa, following the signing of a peace agreement by leaders of rebel groups earlier this week.
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