24 September 2001 Military News
Government Statements and Transcripts
US Domestic Responses
- Air Force, Navy Move on Stop-Loss After Rumsfeld Gives OK AFPS 24 September 2001 -- The Air Force and Navy moved quickly to invoke their "stop-loss" programs following Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's Sept. 19 delegation of authority to the heads of the military departments.
- Bush Authorizes More Guard-Reserve Call-Ups AFPS 24 September 2001 -- President Bush tapped the reserves for about 5,100 more troops Sept. 22, bringing to more than 10,000 the number of Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members called to active duty.
- PENTAGON/AFGHAN OPPOSITION VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The Pentagon is refusing to say whether it is in contact with anti-Taleban opposition groups inside Afghanistan or whether it may provide them with military aid.
- ATTACKS PAKISTAN VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- A U.S. military delegation is in Pakistan to discuss cooperation in a possible campaign against alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden and his network.
Government Statements and Transcripts
- Text: Secretary General Annan's Address to the UN General Assembly 24 Sept. 2001-- Addresses General Assembly session on terrorism
- Transcript: State Department Briefing, September 24, 2001 24 Sept. 2001-- Monday State Department Briefing
- Text: Ashcroft Outlines Proposed Changes in Anti-Terrorism Laws 24 Sept. 2001-- Attorney General testifies before House Judiciary Committee
- Text: Boucher Statement on London Daily Mirror Report 24 Sept. 2001-- Secretary Powell believes airways are safe, Boucher says
- Text: U.S. Statement on UN Role in Fighting Terrorism 24 Sept. 2001-- UN must marshal international efforts
- Excerpt: White House Says Information on Terror Networks Classified 24 Sept. 2001-- White House spokesman Ari Fleischer Sept 24 press gaggle
- Transcript: Rumsfeld Remarks to Journalists September 23 24 Sept. 2001-- Says many in Taliban do not support al Qaeda
- Text: White House Press Release on Terrorist Financing 24 Sept. 2001-- We will starve terrorist of funding, says Bush
- Transcript: White House Daily Briefing, September 24, 2001 24 Sept. 2001-- White House briefing
- Fact Sheet: Executive Order on Terrorist Financing 24 Sept. 2001-- Describes U.S. strategy on blocking terrorist financing
- Text: Bush Executive Order on Freezing Terrorist Assets 24 Sept. 2001-- Bush freezes terrorist financing
- Transcript: Armitage Sees Long, Diverse, Anti-Terror Campaign 24 Sept. 2001-- Says Taliban "has chosen to share fate" of terrorists
- Transcript: President Bush, Prime Minister Chretien at the White House 24 Sept. 2001-- Bush thanks Canadians for support following Sept. 11 attacks
- Text: Prime Minister Koizumi at Observance for Victims of Terrorism 24 Sept. 2001-- Japan firmly resolved to strive for eradication of terrorism
- Transcript: Bush, O'Neill, Powell on Freezing Terrorist Assets 24 Sept. 2001-- Foreign banks must cooperate or face freezes themselves, says Bush
- Transcript: Powell Says U.S. Focusing on Usama bin Laden and al-Qaida 24 Sept. 2001-- Secretary appears on ABC's "This Week" September 23
- Transcript: Rumsfeld Interview on CBS-TV's "Face the Nation" 24 Sept. 2001-- Military continues to position forces, he says
- Text: U.S. Thanks Japan for Support after Terrorist "Barbarism" 24 Sept. 2001-- Ambassador Howard Baker at Japanese observance for victims
- Transcript: Powell Says Campaign Against Terrorism Has Begun 24 Sept. 2001-- Interview 9/23 on NBC's "Meet the Press"
- Text: Treasury's O'Neill on Order Freezing Terrorist Assets 24 Sept. 2001-- Foreign banks warned about financing bin-Laden group
US Domestic Responses
- Bush Executive Order Freezes Assets of Terrorists USIA 24 Sept. 2001-- Also meets with Canada's Prime Minister, phones Thai Prime Minister
- New Envoys Speak of Terrorism at Senate Confirmation Hearing USIA 24 Sept. 2001-- Five envoys head for African posts
- BUSH/TERRORISM OVERNIGHTER VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- President Bush meets today (Tuesday) with Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi.
- PENTAGON/RUMSFELD VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says the United States cannot eliminate global terrorism but will take action to prevent it from affecting the American way of life and U-S interests.
- FBI Assumes Jurisdiction At Pentagon Crash Site American Forces Press Service 24 Sept 2001--The FBI assumed crime-scene jurisdiction at the Pentagon terrorist attack site Sept. 21 from the Arlington County (Va.) Fire Department, officials said.
- CONGRESS / TERRORISM VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- U-S Attorney General John Ashcroft Monday pressed U-S lawmakers for quick passage of the Bush administration's proposals to crack down on terrorism.
- TERRORISTS / CROP DUSTING VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- U-S authorities banned nearly all crop dusting in the United States on Sunday following concerns about a potential terrorist threat. Employees of one Florida crop dusting company say they believe a key suspect in the September 11th terror attacks had been to their office to ask about the possible use of the planes.
- BUSH / TERRORISM VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- President Bush is freezing the U-S assets of 27 individuals and organizations with links to terrorist groups.
- FOCUS ON AMERICA'S RESPONSE: COALITION-BUILDING; BUSH SPEECH Foreign Media Reaction 24 Sept. 2001-- Foreign Press reacts to weeks events
- UN Resolution Gives U.S. Right to Use Force, Envoy says USIA 24 Sept. 2001-- Nations interpret latest Security Council resolution against terrorists
- RUSSIA/PUTIN VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- President Putin spoke for the first time on Monday about what his country is prepared to do to help the United States, in the wake of terrorist attacks almost two weeks ago.
- U-N-ASSEMBLY-TERROR VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The United Nations General Assembly began a debate today (Monday) in New York on the goals of the world organization but the session was dominated by talk of fighting international terrorism.
- Air Travel Safety Focus of U.N. Civil Aviation Agency Meeting in Montreal USIA 24 Sept. 2001-- Ending terrorist threat to airlines is goal of Sept. 25-Oct. 5 meeting
- COUNCIL OF EUROPE MEETING VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- A top official of the Council of Europe said today (Monday) that the response to the recent attacks in the United States must be careful and measured, and not be seen as a retaliation of West against East.
- AFGHANISTAN / COMMUNICATIONS BLACKOUT VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The U-N's World Food Program, W-F-P, said Monday that representatives of the Taleban have taken over its offices and seized its food supplies in the city of Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan.
- ATTACKS / AFGHANISTAN / L -UPDATE VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Accused terrorist Osama bin Laden is calling on Muslims in Pakistan to fight what he describes as "American crusader forces."
- UN/IVANOV VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Russia's Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov says his country stands ready to cooperate in a global fight against terrorism.
- ATTACKS / AFGHANISTAN VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The Taleban supreme leader in Afghanistan is demanding that the United States withdraw its forces from the Persian Gulf and end what he describes as its "bias" against Palestinians if it wants to end terrorism.
- KAZAKHSTAN / U-S VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Kazakhstan's president says his country is ready to allow the United States use of its air space and military bases in Washington's fight against terrorism.
- AFGHANISTAN / HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- All humanitarian operations inside Afghanistan are now being run by local Afghan employees who are becoming ever more overburdened.
- U-N-COUNCIL / AFGHANISTAN VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The President of the United Nations Security Council is indicating that the United States may already have international authorization for military action in Afghanistan.
- FRANCE / MUBARAK VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak renewed his condemnation of terrorism today (Monday), but stopped short of backing a military response in retaliation for the recent terrorist strikes on the United States.
- U-N / ANNAN / TERROR VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- : United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says the world organization can offer legitimacy to the fight against terrorism
- BRITAIN / ATTACKS VOA 24 Sept. 2001 --Britain is stepping up its military and diplomatic efforts to support a U-S-led campaign against global terrorism.
- Boeing Avionics Help Guide F-22 Missile to Its Target Boeing 24 Sep 2001 -- The F-22 program achieved a major milestone Sept. 21 when Raptor 4005 fired an AIM-120C Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM, for the first time against a drone at Point Mugu Naval Test Range, Calif.
- General Dynamics to Unveil 120S Main Battle Tank at IDEF 2001 General Dynamics 24 Sep 2001 -- On 27 September, General Dynamics will introduce its 120S Main Battle Tank during the opening ceremonies at IDEF 2001 in Ankara, Turkey.
- General Dynamics Extends Tender Offer for all Outstanding Shares of Newport News Shipbuilding General Dynamics 24 Sep 2001 -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today extended its pending tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock (including associated rights) of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. (NYSE: NNS) to midnight, EDT, on September 28, 2001.
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 24 Sep 2001
- The Cost of Terrorism VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- September 11 terrorist attacks against Washington and New York also struck the "financial foundation" of the United States.
- Bush Launches First Strike -- on Terrorists' Money AFPS 24 September 2001 -- President Bush fired America's first shot of the war against terrorism Sept. 24 by announcing a freeze of financial networks of global terror organizations.
- ISLAM AND TERRORISM VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- A Middle East scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, or C-S-I-S, says the terrorists who carried out the September 11th attacks on New York and Washington represent only a minority of the world's Muslims.
- TERRORISM/INTERPOL VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- The International Criminal Police Organization, known as "Interpol," has set up a special task force to coordinate efforts against terrorism, following the September 11th attacks in the United States.
- TRACKING FOREIGNERS VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- : Evidence showing that most of the terrorists involved in the September 11th attacks in New York and Washington entered the United States legally - on student or tourist visas - is prompting a re-examination of U-S immigration and visa policies.
- WORLD TRADE CENTER/VULNERABILITY VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- As horrifying as the collapse of the World Trade Center has been, with more than six thousand dead or missing, some structural design experts say it could have been worse.
- BUSH TERROR DIPLOMACY VOA 24 Sept. 2001-- Canadian Jean Chretien is the latest to come to the White House for talks with Mr. Bush.
- Commercial transportation firms promise DoD support Army News Service 24 Sept. 2001--- The commercial transportation industry will play a pivotal role as American responds to the terrorist strikes, said a top military transporter.
- Rumsfeld Says Taliban Knows Bin Laden's Whereabouts American Forces Press Service 24 Sept 2001-- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld doesn't buy the idea that Taliban leaders in Afghanistan don't know where Osama bin Laden and the Al Qaeda are.
- Sea Launch Marketed Alongside Boeing Delta Rockets Boeing 24 Sep 2001 -- Sea Launch partners and Boeing Space & Communications officials announced today their intention to have a common sales and marketing organization for Sea Launch and Boeing Delta commercial launch services.
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