12 December 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- SRI LANKA BATTLES Voice of America 12 December 1999 -- Tamil Tiger rebels say only 15 of their cadres have been killed in recent battles,refuting government claims on Saturday that 230 rebels were killed in an attack on a strategic military camp in Northern Sri Lanka.
- WAHID - AMBON Voice of America 12 December 1999 -- Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid has called for Muslim and Christian communities in eastern Maluku province to stop the fighting that has killed hundreds of people in the past year.
- CONGO/HOLBROOKE Voice of America 12 December 1999 -- U-S ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke's visit to Africa took him to the capitals of all the countries involved in the Congo conflict and included a meeting in Uganda with the leaders of the Congolese rebellion.
- RUSSIA/CHECHNYA Voice of America 12 December 1999 -- Russian military officials say they are focusing air and artillery attacks in southern areas of Chechnya, while attacks on the capital, Grozny, remain suspended.
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