08 November 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Boeing Receives Contract To Design Prototype Communication Phased Array Antennas For Navy Submarines Boeing 08 Nov 1999 -- The Boeing Company has received a $1.6 million contract to design satellite communications phased array antennas for Navy submarines. Boeing Phantom Works, the advanced research and development unit of the company, will manage the contract.
- 8 November 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 08 Nov 1999
- U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing 08 November 1999 -- We remain extremely concerned about the indiscriminate use of force. Like other countries, Russia has assumed obligations under the Geneva Conventions and commitments under the OSCE Code of Conduct on political-military aspects of security. The conduct of Russia's current campaign is not in keeping with these commitments.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- Russia is sending reinforcements to Chechnya, adding to the estimated 100-thousand troops stationed in and around the breakaway republic.
- U-S - RUSSIA Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- The United States says Russia's use of indiscriminate military force in Chechnya is not in keeping with its commitments to the Geneva Conventions on humanitarian treatment in conflicts.
- PRESS BRIEFING BY DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE OF SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR CIVIL ADMINISTRATION IN UNITED NATIONS INTERIM ADMINISTRATION IN KOSOVO United Nations 08 Nov 1999
- PRESS BRIEFING BY OUTGOING PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR FORMER YUGOSLAVIA United Nations 08 Nov 1999
- EAST TIMOR - INDONESIA OIL Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- The most promising potential source of revenue for East Timor comes from offshore oil and gas reserves.
- ACEH REFERENDUM Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- Up to 600-thousand people rallied in Indonesia's northern province of Aceh,(ah-chay) in the largest-ever show of support for an independence referendum.
- RWANDA GENOCIDE Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- Rwanda is suspending cooperation with the U-N war crimes court that is trying suspects in connection with Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
- NORTHERN IRELAND Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- The transfer of home rule powers to Northern Ireland has been stalled by a dispute between pro-British Unionists and Republicans. At issue is the timing of disarming the Irish Republican Army paramilitaries.
- ANGOLA / HOSTAGE APPEAL Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- The wife of a South African metallurgist missing since unknown gunmen attacked the diamond mine where he was working in northeastern Angola one year ago has issued an impassioned appeal for the release of her husband and three other men.
- ANGOLA / HOSTAGE APPEAL TEXT Voice of America 08 November 1999 -- Karen Larsen has issued a statement appealing for her husband's release and the release of three other men believed to have been abducted with him.
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