15 February 2002 Military News
- AFGHAN / MINISTER VOA 15 Feb. 2002-- Security is tight at Kabul airport, a day after Afghanistan's interim minister of air transport and tourism was killed by an angry mob of Muslim pilgrims, apparently frustrated over delays in flights to Mecca, Saudi Arabia
- PHILIPPINES BASILAN RESIDENTS VOA 15 Feb. 2002-- The joint U-S-Philippines anti-terrorism exercises are underway despite some political concerns over the U-S military presence. Residents in the southern Philippines also have mixed feelings about the exercises in their backyard
- Air base in Kyrgyzstan named after hero Air Force News 15 Feb. 2002-- He was a legend, a hero, and a role model, someone everyone looked up to. He gave his life Sept. 11 protecting his men during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
- Raider detachment returns from Afghanistan Marine Corps News 15 Feb. 2002-- The last of the Raiders' original detachment to Afghanistan returned to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Monday, after being deployed for six months in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The KC-130 Hercules came to a rest in the afternoon with family and friends waiting for their Marines with open arms.
- Three Japanese warships, 700 troops set out for Indian Ocean Stars & Stripes 15 Feb. 2002-- Three Japanese warships are under way to replace part of the Maritime Self-Defense Force fleet deployed in the Indian Ocean as part of Japan's support for the U.S.-led campaign against terrorism
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 15 Feb 2002
- PRESS CONFERENCE BY CÔTE D'IVOIRE United Nations 15 Feb 2002
- KENYA / SOMALIA VOA 15 Feb. 2002-- East African foreign ministers say a peace conference on Somalia will be held in Nairobi in April
Defense Policy / Programs
- High-Tech Weapons, Resourceful Troops Will Keep Army Strong AFPS 15 Feb. 2002-- U.S. special operations forces' use of satellite phones, global positioning systems and laser-designators to precisely locate targets in Afghanistan for long-range bombers isn't unusual in this day and age.
- A Global Terror Group Primer AFPS 15 Feb. 2002-- When President Bush says the United States will bring terrorists to justice, he isn't just talking about Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda network.
- SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 15 Feb. 2002-- UN's Annan lobbies US and others on Afghan force
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 15 Feb. 2002--Milosevic back on offensive with gruesome photos
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