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September 19, 2001 Military News

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  • Text: President Bush Signs Military Force Resolution 19 September 2001 -- President Bush September 18 signed a joint congressional resolution authorizing the use of military force in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.
  • Transcript: Powell, Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov Confer 19 September 2001 -- Powell-Ivanov Press Meeting
  • Text: U.S. Envoy Addresses OAS Meeting on Terrorism 19 September 2001 -- Text of US speech to OAS
  • U.S. Money Laundering Strategy Targets Large-Scale Operations 19 September 2001 -- Disrupting and dismantling large-scale money laundering organizations and prosecuting money launderers to the fullest extent of the law is the U.S. goal, according to a newly released strategy report.
  • Transcript: White House Daily Briefing, September 19, 2001 USIA 19 September 2001 -- White House press briefing
  • Transcript: Bush Meets with French President Chirac at White House 19 September 2001 -- Press conference with Chirac
  • Bush to Lay out Case for Global Campaign Against Terrorism USIA 19 September 2001 -- President to speak to joint session of Congress September 20
  • European, Eurasian Governments and Organizations Send Messages to U.S. USIA 19 September 2001 -- Reactions from Europe
  • Transcript: Bush Counseling Patience in Anti-Terrorism Campaign, Rice Says 19 September 2001 -- Rice Briefing
  • Transcript: Bush Remarks at Meeting with Congressional Leadership 19 September 2001 -- Bush discusses the speech to Joint Session of Congress
  • Text: President Bush Signs Military Force Resolution 19 September 2001 -- President Bush September 18 signed a joint congressional resolution authorizing the use of military force in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.
  • Transcript: Bush, Indonesia's Megawati Discuss Terrorism 19 September 2001 -- As he prepared to begin a meeting with Indonesian President Megawati Soekarnoputri September 19 to build a coalition against terrorism, President Bush urged Afghanistan's Taliban leadership to hand over organizers of the al Qaeda terrorist group.
  • Transcript: Foreign Governments Protect Terrorist Networks 19 September 2001 -- Attorney General John Ashcroft, without identifying any country by name, said September 19 it is "pretty clear" that networks that carry out hijackings and other terrorist attacks are "harbored and supported, sustained, protected by a variety of foreign governments."
  • INDONESIA / MUSLIMS VOA 19 September 2001 -- Leaders of several small Islamic groups in Indonesia have threatened to launch a holy war against the United States, if Washington launches military action against Afghanistan in response to last week's terror attacks.
  • PENTAGON / DEPLOYMENT VOA 19 September 2001 -- Another U-S aircraft carrier battle group has put to sea as the United States marshals forces for an all-out assault on terrorism.
  • GERMANY / TERRORISM VOA 19 September 2001 --The German government approved today/Wednesday new anti-terrorism measures in a swift move to stop the country from being used as a base for attacks.
  • U-N / ANNAN / TERROR VOA 19 September 2001 -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been active in trying to express concern and comfort from the international community after the terrorist tragedy in New York.
  • GERMANY / TERRORISM VOA 19 September 2001 -- The German government approved today/Wednesday new anti-terrorism measures in a swift move to stop the country from being used as a base for attacks.
  • PENTAGON/FORCES VOA 19 September 2001 -- The United States has begun moving military forces abroad in preparation for a sustained campaign against terrorists and their supporters.
  • U-S ATTACK / INVESTIGATION VOA 19 September 2001 -- U-S Attorney General John Ashcroft is warning governments who aid terrorists that the United States will no longer tolerate such support.
  • AFGHAN OPPOSITION VOA 19 September 2001 --The Northern Alliance, which controls about 10 percent of Afghanistan, says it is prepared to discuss military action against the Taleban with the United States
  • SIERRA LEONE / WAR VOA 19 September 2001 -- In Sierra Leone, rebels with the Revolutionary United Front say they will resume the disarmament process that has been limping along since May. Earlier this month, the rebels boycotted a meeting to protest the government's decision to postpone elections for the second time this year.
  • WEDNESDAY'S EDITORIALS VOA 19 September 2001 -- Summary of editorials
  • IRAQ / DENIAL VOA 19 September 2001 -- Iraq Wednesday denied any involvement in last week's hijack attacks on Washington and New York.
  • ATTACKS-WASHINGTON VOA 19 September 2001 -- The Bush administration says those who carried out last week's deadly terrorist attacks apparently had support from foreign nations. The president and his aides are working intensively to line up foreign backing and American military power for an anti-terrorist campaign.
  • MUSHARRAF / AFGHANISTAN VOA 19 September 2001 -- Pakistan's President, General Pervez Musharraf, says any cooperation with the United States in its fight against terrorism is not a fight against Islam or the people of Afghanistan.
  • AFGHAN MEETING VOA 19 September 2001 -- Taleban authorities in Afghanistan say calls to surrender alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden are a "pretext" to destroy Taleban rule in Afghanistan. About one thousand Afghan Muslim clerics have gathered in Kabul for a meeting to discuss the fate of Osama bin Laden, who is wanted by the United States for his alleged role in the attacks on New York and Washington.
  • INDONESIA / MUSLIMS VOA 19 September 2001 -- Leaders of several small Islamic groups in Indonesia have threatened to launch a holy war against the United States, if Washington launches military action against Afghanistan in response to last week's terror attacks.
  • MILITARY OPTIONS VOA 19 September 2001 -- : A debate is now underway on what kind of military response the United States should make to the terrorist attack. Some call for intensive bombing of Afghanistan. There is even talk of using nuclear weapons. Others, citing the complexities involved, urge a more measured approach that will not add to the enemies of the United States.
  • PAKISTAN / U-S ATTACKS VOA 19 September 2001 -- United States has asked Pakistan to provide the use of its airspace and close its border with Afghanistan, where Osama bin Laden -- a prime suspect behind the attacks -- is reported to be hiding.
  • Afghanistan: A Battleground Through the AgesAmerican Forces Press Service 19 Sept. 2001---It is a country that has humbled three empires, yet Afghanistan has few natural resources and is wreathed in poverty.

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  • BAE SYSTEMS awarded $38 million contract for Radar support BAE Systems 19 Sep 2001 -- Ft. Walton Beach, Florida: BAE Systems Technical Services, part of BAE Systems North America, was awarded a contract valued at $37,962,441 for continued support of the Instrumentation Radar Support Program (IRSP).
  • Boeing Achieves Major Design Milestone On Project Wedgetail Boeing 19 Sep 2001 -- Boeing [NYSE-BA] has successfully completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the radar and identification friend or foe (IFF) systems for Australia's Project Wedgetail - the first major design milestone in the development of this state-of-the-art 737 airborne early warning & control system.
  • Northrop Grumman Selected For Next Phase of AMSTE Northrop Grumman 19 Sep 2001 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to demonstrate the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Affordable Moving Surface Target Engagement (AMSTE) program.

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