21 September 2001 Military News
Government Statements and Transcripts
US Domestic Responses
- PENTAGON/AFGHANISTAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The Pentagon is preparing for combat operations inside Afghanistan difficult as those operations promise to be.
- National Guard on duty before call upArmy News Service 17 Sept. 2001--- -- A total of 9,600 National Guard men and women were already on duty across the country Sept. 14 when President George Bush approved an order to call up as many as 50,000 members of the National Guard and Reserves.
- Special unit vital in "Noble Eagle" DOD Press Release 21 Sept. 2001-- Ft. Belvoir VA played an important role
- Bush Tells Military to 'Be Ready,' Defines Enemy American Forces Press Service 21 Sept 2001-- President Bush told the military to "be ready" during a speech before a joint session of Congress Sept. 20.
- Comfort in the War Zone American Forces Press Service 21 Sept 2001-- What started out as a mission to save lives is now a call to care for and comfort a city in need.
Government Statements and Transcripts
- Transcript: U.S. Welcomes OSCE Support in Fight Against Terrorism 23 Sept. 2001 -- Johnson statement to Permanent Council Sept. 21
- Text: Secretary Powell Addresses Organization of American States 21 Sept. 2001 --Powell speech to OAS
- Transcript: Sept. 21 Interview of Secretary Powell by BBC 21 Sept. 2001 -- Powell says anti-terrorist campaign not against Afghan people
- Transcript: Bush, Blair Confer at White House September 20 21 Sept. 2001 -- Blair-Bush conference
- Transcript: Powell Interview with ABC News' Peter Jennings 21 Sept. 2001 -- Transcript of Powell interview with ABC News
- Transcript: U.S. Supports Follow-on Presence in FYR Macedonia 21 Sept. 2001 -- The United States supports a follow-on presence in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia after NATO completes its task of collecting weapons surrendered by ethnic Albanian rebels
- Text: Daschle, Lott Vow United Support in War Against Terrorists 21 Sept. 2001 -- Democrat, Republican Senate Leaders Respond to Bush Speech
- Transcript: Coalition Against Terrorism Coming Together Quickly 21 Sept. 2001 -- Powell 9/20 interview with Fox News
US Domestic Responses
- CONGRESS / TERROR RESPONSE VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Both houses of Congress have overwhelmingly approved a 15-billion-dollar aid package to help U-S airlines cope with staggering financial losses following last week's airborne terrorist attacks.
- CONGRESS / TERROR RESPONSE VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The U-S Congress is moving quickly to bring emergency aid to America's airlines, whose business has slumped dramatically after last week's airborne terrorist attacks.
- BUSH / TALEBAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The White House is standing firm in its demand that Afghanistan turn over alleged terrorist Osama Bin Laden.
- No Discussions, No Negotiations with Taliban, White House Says USIA 21 Sept. 2001 -- White House says no negotiations with Taliban
- ATTACKS / AFGHANISTAN / TALEBAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Afghanistan's Taleban leadership has rejected President Bush's call to surrender alleged terrorist Osama Bin Laden.
- ASIA WEEK MARKET WRAP VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The dollar fell to a seven-month low against the Japanese yen on growing expectations of a recession in the United States.
- EAP WEEK IN REVIEW VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Review of the weeks stories
- THAILAND ECON / REACT VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- As last week's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington reverberated around the world, gold traders in Thailand were flooded with business as Thais sought economic refuge in the precious metal.
- U-N COUNCIL / TERROR VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The United Nations Security Council may take further action to fight international terrorism.
- TERROR DIPLOMACY: U-S/IRAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Diplomatic efforts by the Bush administration to line up support for its war against terrorism have led to what Secretary of State Colin Powell calls an overwhelming response from around the world.
- RUSSIA / MASSOOD MEMORIAL SERVICE VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- A memorial service was held Friday at a mosque in Moscow for Ahmed Shah Massood, the main opposition leader in the fight against the Taleban in Afghanistan.
- ATTACK/E-U PREVIEW VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- An emergency summit of European Union (E-U) leaders Friday in Brussels is expected to rally behind the United States' campaign against terrorism, approve new anti-terrorism measures within the 15-member bloc and try to calm fear and uncertainty on European financial markets.
- W-H-O/AFGHANISTAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 --The World Health Organization, W-H-O, warns that people in Afghanistan will become increasingly susceptible to disease the longer the humanitarian crisis goes on in the region
- LATAM / RIO TREATY VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Brazil is the main proponent for re-activating the hemispheric mutual defense treaty known as the Rio Pact in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the United States.
- ATTACKS / GERMANY / INTELLIGENCE VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- German intelligence has disclosed (Thursday) that there may be as many as 100 so-called sleeper agents linked to Osama bin Laden who have been living apparently normal lives in the country.
- U-N-H-C-R / AFGHANISTAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- The United Nations refugee agency, U-N-H-C-R, says it is mounting a relief operation for Afghans who manage to flee their homeland into neighboring countries.
- ATTACKS / S-A-F (L ONLY) VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- South Africa's three Nobel Peace laureates -- former Presidents Nelson Mandela and F-W de Klerk and former Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu -- have issued a rare joint statement in which they condemned the terrorist attacks in the United States.
- ATTACKS / RUSSIA / CENTRAL ASIA VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Since last week's terrorist attacks in the United States, attention has focused on two Central Asia countries -- Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
- ATTACKS / EGYPT / COALITION VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Egypt is calling for an international conference so that all countries will have the opportunity to commit themselves to the fight against terror.
- Byliner: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Fighting Terrorism USIA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Kofi Annan's Op-ed
- JAPAN BUSINESS WRAP VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Japan's largest airline reports more than 100-thousand passenger cancellations following the terrorist attacks in the United States. Meanwhile, Japanese beef exporters say sales are falling after the country's first case of mad cow disease.
- ASIA / U-S ALLIES VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Countries appear set to take different approaches in their collective promise to support the United States.
- FRANCE / ATTACKS VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- French police have (Friday) arrested more than half a dozen suspected Islamist militants during an early-morning raid in the Paris area. Lisa Bryant reports the raid follows a confession by a man being held in the United Arab Emirates who is suspected of being affiliated with Saudi millionaire Osama bin Laden.
- BRITAIN / IRAN VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Britain says Foreign Secretary Jack Straw will travel to Iran next week as part of a tour of the region aimed at building support for the fight against terrorism.
- BAE SYSTEMS wins Silicon MEMS sensor development contract for Saab Bofors Dynamics MBT law missile BAE Systems 21 Sep 2001 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a development contract from Saab Bofors Dynamics AB to enable the tailoring of a special-purpose Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for the Saab Bofors Dynamics MBT LAW anti-tank missile.
- BAE SYSTEMS updates RAF instrument landing system equipment BAE Systems 21 Sep 2001 -- BAE Systems has completed the first phase of a programme to supply modern instrument landing system (ILS) equipment for the Royal Air Force's fleet of transport and associated aircraft.
- ORBITAL COMPLETES $20 MILLION SALE OF SENSOR SYSTEMS DIVISION TO HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND Orbital Sciences Corp. 21 Sep 2001 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Sensor Systems Division (SSD) to the Hamilton Sundstrand unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX).
- ORBITAL'S LAUNCH OF TAURUS ROCKET UNSUCCESSFUL Orbital Sciences Corp. 21 Sep 2001 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) announced today that the launch of its Taurus rocket, which was carrying the OrbView-4 satellite for ORBIMAGE and the QuikTOMS satellite for NASA, did not achieve the mission’s intended orbit.
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 21 Sep 2001
- HOMELAND DEFENSE (CQ) VOA 21 Sept. 2001 --President Bush has established a cabinet-level Office of Homeland Security to coordinate anti-terrorist efforts in the United States. To run it, he has named a close friend, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge.
- Bioterrorism Effects and Prevention Q&A With Dr. Zilinskas VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Interview with Dr. Raymond Zilinskas on risk of Bioweapons attack
- U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Afghans Tops $170 Million in FY '01 USIA 23 Sept. 2001 -- NGO food distribution network severely hampered by Taliban
- FRIDAY'S EDITORIALS VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Summary of Editorials
- ON THE LINE: STRIKING BACK AT TERRORISTS VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- On the Line broadcast on the Us response to terror
- Bio-terrorism risks and measures Q&A with John Parachini VOA 21 Sept. 2001 -- Interview with Mr. John Parachini on Bioterrorism
- Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda Network American Forces Press Service 21 Sept. 2001-- President Bush said in regard to Osama bin Laden, "I want justice. There's an old poster out West, as I recall, that said, "Wanted: Dead or Alive."
- OPSEC critical every day, everywhere AFPN 21 Sept. 2001-- Good OPSEC practices are important, especially now in light of the recent terrorist attacks on the United States
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