06 November 2001 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
Government Statements and Transcripts
US Domestic Responses
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- AFGHAN / RUMORS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- The Pentagon is not just fighting a real war inside Afghanistan. It is also involved in a war of words, of claims and counter-claims, in the news media
- Are We Winning VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- With daily bombings, ground troops deployed, the international coalition still supportive of American actions and polls showing continued approval for the war in Afghanistan, why is the press suddenly criticizing the administration's efforts
- AFGHANISTAN/RUMSFELD VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- The United States has increased the number of commando teams operating on the ground inside Afghanistan while also stepping up assistance to anti-Taleban resistance groups
- NORTHERN ALLIANCE / ATTACKS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- The Northern Alliance is calling for greater coordination of the war effort in Afghanistan, as the United States bombards Taleban front lines in the north of the country
- GERMANY/ATTACKS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder says Germany is ready to provide up to 39-hundred troops and other support to the U-S-led war against terrorism
- AFGHAN ATTACKS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- Northern Alliance forces say they made significant gains near the strategic city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Tuesday, capturing several key positions on the outskirts of the city
- AFGHAN CRASH / UPDATE VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- Pakistani officials say they cannot confirm reports a U-S aircraft crashed inside Pakistani territory, earlier this week
- PENTAGON OFFICIAL ON WAR VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- A Pentagon official says the U-S war against terrorist targets in Afghanistan is moving according to plan. The chairman of the U-S Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, spoke in Los Angeles Monday
Defense Policy / Programs
Government Statements and Transcripts
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Pace 06Nov. 2001 -- "Yesterday, in Afghanistan, forces flew approximately 100 attack sorties into the country, focused primarily on support to opposition forces in and around Mazar-e Sharif and north of Kabul. Also continued the strikes on the cave complexes; also delivered another 34,000-plus humanitarian rations, which brings the military-delivered humanitarian rations to the 1.2 million mark so far in this campaign. The Commando Solo continued its mission of providing radio news to the Afghan people."
- Transcript: Bush to Warsaw Conference on Combatting Terrorism 06 Nov. 2001-- Bush: For more than 50 years, the peoples of your region suffered under repressive ideologies that tried to trample human dignity. Today, our freedom is threatened once again. Like the fascists and totalitarians before them, these terrorists -- al Qaeda, the Taliban regime that supports them, and other terror groups across our world -- try to impose their radical views through threats and violence. We see the same intolerance of dissent; the same mad, global ambitions; the same brutal determination to control every life and all of life.
- Text: Pakistan to Receive $73 Million in Emergency Supplemental Aid 06 Nov. 2001-- In response to the events of September 11, the USG will provide approximately $73 million in emergency supplemental aid to Pakistani law enforcement agencies for purposes of border security. This project, which will be administered by the State Department's Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL), will provide helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, vehicles, communications equipment, night vision goggles, and other items, as well as appropriate training
- Transcript: Bush Says Coalition Partners "Must Perform" 06 Nov. 2001-- Bush: But this is an evil man that we're dealing with. And I wouldn't put it past him to develop evil weapons to try to harm civilization as we know it. And that's why our coalition is -- that's why I work hard to keep our coalition bound together. And that's why we're going to keep relentless military pressure on him in Afghanistan. And that's why we must prevail. That's why we must win.
- Text: State Dept. on Smuggling From Pakistan to Afghanistan 06 Nov. 2001-- There is a long tradition of smuggling across the long Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Also, there is currently more confusion than normal along what has always been a lengthy and hard-to-control boundary, given military operations inside Afghanistan and groups of people seeking refuge in Pakistan. It is difficult to determine how much, if any, shipment of war material to the Taliban from Pakistan is occurring. It is very unlikely, if this is taking place, that it is significant enough to affect our efforts to defeat the Taliban
- Transcript: U.S., Pakistan Want to "Resolve the Threat of Terrorism" 06 Nov. 2001-- Chamberlin: And let me assure you, President Musharraf has been working hard to stop those fighters that crossed the border. But it's a huge border. It's 1,500 miles, very porous, very rugged.
- Text: Greenwood Says APEC Helped Strengthen Anti-Terror Coalition 06 Nov. 2001-- "As the first major international meeting after the September 11th terrorist attacks, the Shanghai APEC Summit on October 21 played a critical role in helping strengthen the coalition against terrorism and restore confidence to flagging regional economies," Greenwood said.
- Fact Sheet: The Taliban's Betrayal of the Afghan People 06 Nov. 2001-- The Afghan people have been the primary victims of Taliban misrule, since the Taliban came to power in 1996. The Taliban militia was formed in 1994, in response to human rights abuses by other warring factions in Afghanistan. By 1996, the Taliban had captured Kabul, and, with claims to religious as well as political authority, began a reign of terror.
- Text: UNHCR Reports Overflow in Afghan Refugee Camps 06 Nov. 2001-- People vulnerable to weather, security threats
- Text: USAID Cites Continued Security Problems in Afghanistan 06 Nov. 2001-- Delivery of relief commodities continued in western and northern Afghanistan with 13,000 blankets expected to arrive in Heart. Three thousand quilts that had escaped looting in Mazar-e-Sharif were to be delivered to internally displaced persons camps in Kunduz
US Domestic Responses
- U-N / AFGHAN REFUGEES VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- United Nations relief officials are expressing frustration about the limitations they are facing in helping Afghan refugees
- U-N / IRAN / AFGHANISTAN VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- The U-N's special envoy for Afghanistan has concluded talks in Iran as part of a diplomatic mission on Afghanistan's future.
- UN/AFGHAN/POLIO VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- United Nations aid agencies are starting a three-day polio immunization campaign in Afghanistan
- Lockheed Martin C-130 Upgrade Business Continues to Grow Lockheed Martin 06 Nov 2001 -- Lockheed Martin's C-130 modification and upgrade business continues to grow, as the Swedish Air Force recently signed a contract to convert one of its C-130E Hercules transports to an aerial tanker.
- Northrop Grumman Team Wins $49 Million U.S. Air Force Contract to Support Messaging System for Intelligence Community Northrop Grumman 06 Nov 2001 -- A team led by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to provide technical support for a messaging system used by the intelligence community in the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal organizations.
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY GENERAL United Nations 06 Nov 2001
- ANTI-TERRORISM / ILLEGALS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- The Census Bureau estimates the number of illegal immigrants in the United States has doubled during the past decade and now surpasses seven-million. Before the September 11th terrorist attack, U-S lawmakers were debating the idea of an amnesty for some, now the government is implementing tighter controls
- BUSH TERROR NUKES VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- President Bush is vowing to keep relentless military pressure on Osama bin Laden and his supporters in Afghanistan
- FREEDOM VS. SECURITY VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- "Globalization" was thought of primarily as an economic concept in the United States, and the openness of U-S society was considered a virtue
- BUSH CHIRAC TERROR VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- President Bush and French President Jacques Chirac have agreed to accelerate plans for a new government in Afghanistan
- TERRORISM/DETENTIONS VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- In pressing their hunt for the terrorists who attacked the United States in September, federal and state officials have arrested or detained more than 11-hundred people.
- BUSH / BIOTERRORISM VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- President Bush says Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida organization are seeking weapons of mass destruction and want to export terrorism around the world
- BUSH TERRORISM SPEECH VOA 06 Nov. 2001-- President Bush says no nation can be neutral in the war on terrorism, and he is urging the nations that once made up the Soviet bloc to stand with the United States
- PRESS CONFERENCE BY PRESIDENT OF FRANCE United Nations 06 Nov 2001
- PRESS BRIEFING BY SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RIGHT TO FOOD United Nations 06 Nov 2001
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