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21 September 2001 Military News

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Operations

  • 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

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

International Responses

  • 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.

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