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03 March 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

  • U-S & GEORGIA VOA 03 Mar. 2002-- The United States will soon send troops to the Caucasus, to train Georgian forces to root out elements of the terrorist al-Qaida network
  • AFGHAN FIGHTING VOA 03 Mar. 2002-- U-S warplanes continued to pound mountain hideouts of the Taleban and al-Qaeda in eastern Afghanistan. U-S-led forces are engaged in the biggest offensive in Afghanistan since December
  • U.S., Coalition, Anti-Taliban Afghan Forces Continue Fight 03 Mar. 2002-- Afghan, Coalition and U.S. ground forces continue operations south of Gardez with air support from strike aircraft, bombers and AC-130 gunships. Among the Coalition countries participating in the operation are Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany and Norway
  • Coalition, Afghan Forces Attack Al Qaeda-Taliban Enclave AFPS 03 Mar. 2002-- A U.S. soldier and three Afghan fighters have been killed in heavy fighting south of the Afghan city of Gardez, U.S. Central Command officials reported today.

Other Conflicts

  • ZIMBABWE ELECTION VOA 03 Mar. 2002-- There is less than a week to go before Zimbabweans go to the polls for long-awaited presidential elections. The two main candidates, incumbent President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, held competing campaign rallies in the capital (Sunday).

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Defense Industry

News Reports

  • U-S Nuclear Precautions VOA 03 Mar. 2002-- President Bush has been warning for some time that terrorists hope to get their hands on nuclear or radioactive weapons. Now, there are reports the United States is deploying sophisticated sensors to deal with this possible threat
  • Powell Assesses Foreign Policy Trouble Spots on CNN 03 Mar. 2002-- POWELL: Well, "every terrorist in the world" is a bit much. I don't think that's a mission that we have ever placed upon ourselves. What the President said is we're going to go after those terrorist organizations that have a global reach and that threaten us and our friends and allies.



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