19 January 2002 Military News
- COLOMBIA/PEACE PROCESS VOA 19 Jan. 2002-- Colombian government negotiators and representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC are preparing for a final day of talks on Sunday to reach an agreement on a timetable for comprehensive peace agreements
- RUSSIA/DAGESTAN VOA 19 Jan. 2002-- A bomb has killed at least seven Russian soldiers in Dagestan, a small republic next to the region of Chechnya, where Russian troops have long been battling Chechen rebels. The blast comes as Russian leaders reject calls from a top United Nations official for a negotiated end to the conflict
- SWITZERLAND/SUDAN VOA 19 Jan. 2002-- After a week of negotiations in Switzerland, the Sudanese government and rebels signed a cease-fire agreement Saturday covering the Nuba Mountains region
- COCA CONFLICT VOA 19 Jan. 2002-- The Bolivian government's adoption of new powers to combat the cultivation of illegal coca crops has prompted a violent reaction from growers. Seven deaths, dozens of injuries and considerable destruction of property have resulted from confrontations between government forces and coca farmers in recent days
Defense Policy / Programs
- Delta IV to Support First West Coast EELV Mission Boeing 19 Jan 2002 -- The arrival of the Boeing Delta IV rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), Calif., puts the U.S. Air Force one step closer to launching its first West Coast Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) mission.
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