25 September 2001 Military News
Government Statements and Transcripts
US Domestic Responses
- PENTAGON/SECRETS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says the Pentagon will not mislead the news media to protect sensitive operations in the Bush administration's offensive against global terrorism.
- No D-Day in Struggle Against Terror Networks AFPS 25 September 2001 -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today there "is not going to be a D-Day as such and I'm sure there will not be a signing ceremony on the Missouri as such," in regards to the war on terrorists.
- Army Reservists on the Front Line From the First Day AFPS 25 September 2001 -- -- Army Reservists have been on the front lines of "the first war of the 21st century" since the morning of Sept. 11.
- PENTAGON/RESERVES VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The Defense Department has announced the call-up of more reservists as part of a mobilization triggered by the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington two weeks ago.
- PENTAGON/RUMSFELD VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says the principal code name for military operations in the U-S led campaign against global terrorism will be "Enduring Freedom."
- PENTAGON / CENTRAL ASIA VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Secret ground operations aimed against terrorist suspect Osama bin Laden are more likely to originate from countries to the north of Afghanistan, where he is believed to be hiding.
Government Statements and Transcripts
- Text: Statement by Ambassador-designate to Tajikistan Huddle 25 Sept. 2001-- Sept. 25 confirmation hearing for Franklin Huddle
- Text: G-7 Finance Ministers' Statement on Terrorist Financing 25 Sept. 2001-- Strategy to disrupt funding sought, say ministers
- Text: Bush: "We're in a War We're Going to Win" 25 Sept. 2001-- Tells FBI it will get tools it needs to fight terrorism
- Transcript: U.S., Japan to Fight Terrorism Together on Many Fronts 25 Sept. 2001-- Bush-Koizumi September 25 remarks at White House
- Transcript: White House Daily Briefing September 25, 2001 25 Sept. 2001-- White House Briefing
US Domestic Responses
- TUESDAY'S EDITORIALS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Review of Tuesdays editorials
- CONGRESS - DEFENSE VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The Republican-led House of Representatives has approved a 343 billion dollar defense spending bill for the next fiscal year.
- State's Grossman on Terrorism: "No More Excuses" USIA 25 Sept. 2001-- Speaks of building international coalition against terrorism
- BUSH / TERRORISM WRAP VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Mr. Bush is also praising Saudi Arabia for its decision to break ties with the Taleban.
- U.S. Health Chief Expresses Gratitude for World Support After Attacks USIA 25 Sept. 2001-- U.N. officials describe terrorism as new global disease
- CONGRESS / AVIATION SECURITY VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- In the wake of the hijackings that led to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon earlier this month, the U-S Congress is considering ways to boost airline security.
- BUSH-TERRORISM VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- President Bush is welcoming Saudi Arabia's decision to break ties with Afghanistan's Taleban regime.
- U-S ATTACKS / IMMIGRATION VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Bush Administration proposals to tighten immigration laws in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks are drawing a mixed reaction from immigration activists around the country.
- Fact Sheet: International Organizations' Respond to Sept. 11 Attacks 25 Sept. 2001-- Resolutions, statements support U.S. action, condemn terrorism
- Support from Moderate Arab States VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Dateline focuses on the Arab coalition
- Bush, Koizumi Discuss Counterterrorism Efforts AFPS 25 September 2001 -- "No threat will prevent freedom-loving people from defending freedom," President Bush said during a White House news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi.
- MULLAH OMAR REPLIES VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- . In an exclusive interview with V-O-A, Taleban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar tells why and also gives his views on Islam, the Middle East and the United States.
- ANTI-TERROR COALITION VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Reaction from foreign media
- U-N-AFGHAN-HUMANITARIAN VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- United Nations officials are worried about the growing desperation of both refugees from Afghanistan and of those Afghans who remain in their own country without food.
- ATTACK / AFGHAN / PAKISTAN VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- General Musharraf's pledge to support the campaign against Osama Bin Laden and his organization has not encountered much opposition in Pakistan so far.
- HUMAN RIGHTS/TERRORISM VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The United Nations top human rights official, Mary Robinson, says the devastating terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on September 11th constitute crimes against humanity.
- BRITAIN / ATTACKS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- British Prime Minister Tony Blair says the Taleban rulers of Afghanistan face military confrontation if they continue to shelter suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.
- ATTACKS / TURKEY VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Turkish Foreign Minister, Ismail Cem travels to Washington today (Tuesday) where he will hold talks with Secretary of State Colin Powell on a common approach to the battle against global terrorism.
- AFGHAN / NORTHER ALLIANCE VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Exiled Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani says he will continue the fight against the Taleban despite the recent assassination of the opposition's military leader, Ahmad Shah Masood.
- SAUDI / TALEBAN VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Saudi Arabia says it has cut ties with the Taleban, because it continues to harbor terrorists.
- GERMANY / MUBARAK VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- : Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak continued his tour of European capitals today (Tuesday) with a stop in Berlin, where he told German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder that terrorism will never be defeated unless there is a solution to the conflict in the Middle East.
- INDONESIA / ATTACKS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Indonesia's top Islamic clerics are calling on Muslims around the world to oppose any U-S military strikes against Afghanistan - where suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden is believed to be in hiding.
- JAPAN / MILITARY POLL VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- A new public opinion survey shows that about 70-percent of Japanese adults support mobilizing the country's military to provide logistical backing to U-S-led forces, which are preparing for possible attacks on terrorists.
- SMArt® 155 Munition Repeats 100-Percent Reliability in Firing Tests by ATK Partner GIWS ATK 25 Sep 2001 -- ATK (Alliant Techsystems)(NYSE: ATK) said GIWS, Nuremberg, Germany, ATK's industry partner on the SMArt® 155 sensor-fuzed munition system program, again achieved 100-percent reliability in a series of gun-fired tests conducted recently for the German government -- repeating the outstanding results of similar tests held in April.
- General Dynamics Awarded $30 Million M1A2 SEP Retrofit Contract General Dynamics 25 Sep 2001 -- The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $30.4 million contract to begin upgrading M1A2 Abram tanks to the M1A2 SEP configuration.
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 25 Sep 2001
- PRESS BRIEFING BY UN EMERGENCY RELIEF COORDINATOR United Nations 25 Sep 2001
- ROOTS OF ANTI-AMERICANISM VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have left many Americans puzzled by the depth of hostility and rage in the Middle East that is directed toward the United States.
- Must See Afghans' Lives Are Better Than With Taliban, Rumsfeld Says AFPS 25 September 2001 -- Many Afghans are being starved and are fleeing the Taliban, and the United States must do all it can to help them, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today.
- ASHCROFT/TERRORISM VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The Bush administration is running into resistance from civil rights defenders in Congress as it pushes for a series of anti-terrorism laws.
- The Taleban of Afghanistan: Who Are They? (TTA) VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- Talk to America discusses the Taliban
- AFGHAN RELIEF EFFORTS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- U-N officials are concerned that aid agencies might not be able to get relief supplies into Afghanistan.
- Fact Sheet: USAID Reports on Current Situation in Afghanistan 25 Sept. 2001-- Fears of U.S. reprisal trigger major population movements
- BRITAIN / BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS VOA 25 Sept. 2001-- The World Health Organization is raising alarms about the threat of biological or chemical weapons attacks by terrorists.
- Tighter Immigration Controls No Cure-All Against Terrorists USIA 25 Sept. 2001-- Improvements needed at INS, State Department, Meissner says
- First Flight Boeing Delta IV Heads to Launch Site Boeing 25 Sep 2001 -- The first stage of the Boeing Delta IV is on its way to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., in preparation for its first launch. On Tuesday, the first stage - also referred to as the common booster core (CBC) - was rolled out of the Delta Launch Vehicle Factory in Decatur, Ala.
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