24 October 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing and IAI Announce New Commercial and Military Work To Be Done In Israel Israel Aerospace Industries 24 Oct 1999 -- Israel Aircraft Industries, Ltd. (IAI) and The Boeing Company will meet this week for their second annual joint steering committee meeting. The meeting is designed to explore ways to increase the cooperation between the two companies and enlarge the scope of their mutual business activities.
- RUSSIA/CHECHNYA Voice of America 24 October 1999 -- Russian troops are tightening a security zone around Chechnya and preparing a new phase in their offensive aimed at recapturing the breakaway region.
- AFGHAN / U-S Voice of America 24 October 1999 -- Afghanistan's Taleban movement says it is ready to hold talks with the United States to settle the disputed issue of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.
- COLOMBIA DEMONSTRATION Voice of America 24 October 1999 -- Millions of people have demonstrated in Colombia (Sunday), walking the streets, singing, and calling out for an end to the country's three-decade-old guerrilla war.
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