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14 January 2002 Military News

Operations
Government Statements and Transcripts
Defense Industry
News Reports
US Domestic Responses
International Responses

Operations

  • PENTAGON / AIR PATROLS VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- The Pentagon is looking at ways to scale back the round-the-clock combat air patrols fighters have been flying over the United States since the September 11th terrorist attacks
  • AFGHAN/PENTAGON VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- U-S forces are looking for new targets in Afghanistan after finally destroying a massive al-Qaida weapons complex near the Pakistan border
  • GUANTANAMO / PRISONERS VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- A second group of Taleban and al-Qaida prisoners has arrived at the U-S naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Government Statements and Transcripts

  • Transcript: DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Rear Adm. Stufflebeem 14 Jan. 2002 -- "A couple of things on detainees. As of today, there are 414 detainees in Afghanistan; there are 20 in Guantanamo. (...) . Central Command and the coalition forces continued strikes in the Zhawar Kili area using precision-guided munitions from B-52s, B-1s and F-18s off of carriers. To help understand why we've hit this area so many times recently, I want to just give you a very brief description of what the operations have entailed, or why they have sort of come across as they have"
  • Text: Lieberman Outlines Long-Term Strategy to Deal with Terrorism 14 Jan. 2002-- Lieberman: Specifically, I will propose that, as we continue the critical work of rooting out our terrorist enemies militarily, we launch a long-term geopolitical and ideological initiative -- akin to the great campaign that won the Cold War -- to combat the despotism, poverty and isolation that terrorists exploit. If we don't help Islamic nations affirmatively choose the path of progress and peaceful coexistence by actively encouraging political reform, economic advancement, and cultural integration, the conditions that enabled yesterday's terrorists to kill 3,000 Americans will spawn many more and even worse threats to our nation and people in the future.

Defense Industry

Defense Industry

News Reports

  • DISSENTING CONGRESSWOMAN / TERRORISM VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- The lone dissenter from the U-S congressional resolution approving the use of force in the war on terrorism continues to defend her position
  • The War on Terrorism: Who's Next? VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- Since the start of the war on terrorism, officials in Washington have focused attention on ousting the former Taleban regime in Afghanistan for its support of terror. But as the new interim government takes shape in Kabul, the global coalition is now considering additional targets in a second phase of the U.S.-led initiative
  • AFGHANISTAN / CRIME VOA 14 Jan. 2002-- In Afghanistan, the government's effort to stabilize the country is being severely undermined by a sharp increase in crime and lawlessness

US Domestic Responses

International Responses



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