01 December 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Lockheed Martin Fighter Aircraft Unit Expands Product Support Lockheed Martin 01 Dec 1999 -- Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems (LMTAS) of Fort Worth, Texas, opened its new Product Support Center today. The center is designed to enhance worldwide support of the company’s products through the use of leading-edge information and communication technologies.
- 1 December 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 01 Dec 1999
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- Russia's Defense Minister Igor Sergeyev says Russian forces might need up to three more months to complete their military campaign in Chechnya.
- DECLARATION ON CHECHNYA EUROPEAN UNION PRESIDENCY CONCLUSIONS HELSINKI EUROPEAN COUNCIL 10 AND 11 DECEMBER 1999
- AFGHAN / U-N Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- In Afghanistan, a senior U-N official says he has not seen any evidence that Taleban forces are using teenage soldiers in their fight against opposition forces.
- TALEBAN - WOMEN Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- The Taleban faction - which controls 90 percent of Afghanistan -- has come under increasing fire from human rights and women's groups since it emerged as the most powerful force in war-torn Afghanistan.
- UGANDA / AMNESTY Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- Uganda is considering a limited amnesty to anti-government rebels in hopes of stopping the nation's long and bloody civil war.
- U-S / SUDAN Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- A war of words is heating up between Sudan and the United States following passage of a U-S law that would allow direct shipments of food aid to Sudanese rebels.
- INDONESIA / IRIAN JAYA Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- An estimated 20 thousand people gathered Wednesday in the capital of the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya, to raise the flag of the separatist movement pressing for independence from Indonesia.
- CONGO FIGHTING Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have called for the government of President Laurent Kabila to halt a military offensive in the country's northwest.
- BURUNDI / MANDELA Voice of America 01 December 1999 -- Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been named the new chief mediator in the Burundi peace process.
- PRESS BRIEFING ON WORLD AIDS DAY 1 December 1999 -- While 200,000 people had died last year in Africa as a result of conflicts and natural disasters, 2 million had died because of AIDS.
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