29 January 2000 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- RUSSIA - GROZNY - BATTLE Voice of America 29 January 2000 -- Fighting in Grozny has reached a kind of deadly stalemate as Chechen fighters have all but blocked the movement of Russian forces. Russian officials now acknowledge that this is causing the casualty rate to rise; there're some estimates that 20 men are being killed each day.
- Albright Meets Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan in Quest for Peace USIA 29 January 2000 -- Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright held separate meetings here January 29 with the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan to help advance the search for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh.
- RECENT EVENTS IN ALGERIA January 29, 2000 -- The Islamist insurgency in Algeria continued, but media reporting showed a downward trend in the number of deaths. This period (October - December 1999) included two major factors: Ramadan, which normally is marked by an increase in violence and the closing weeks of Algiers's civil concord (amnesty) program.
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