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19 March 2002 Military News

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  • AFGHAN/ANACONDA VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The biggest U-S led military ground operation of the war in Afghanistan is over and top defense officials are calling it a resounding success. But what constitutes success from the military's standpoint?

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Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • BAE SYSTEMS partners to fulfil communications system for Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyers BAE Systems 19 Mar 2002 -- BAE Systems C4ISR's Communications & Defence Infrastructure of Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom, has entered into two new partnerships as part of its activities to provide world class communications for the Royal Navy's new Type 45 destroyers.
  • Thales Prime Contractor for SELTIC Thales 19 Mar 2002 -- The French Procurement Agency (DGA) has awarded Thales Communications a contract for the development and realisation of the SELTIC programme (Key elaboration, transport and management system), worth altogether over 100 million euros.

News Reports

  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 19 Mar. 2002-- Report: Turkey accepts command of Afghan peacekeeping force
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 19 Mar. 2002-- Gen. Ralston's news conference in Sofia noted
  • CIA Director Tenet Says Iraq Pursues Weapons of Mass Destruction Washington File 19 Mar. 2002-- Tenet: As I said earlier, we continue to watch Iraq's involvement in terrorist activities. Baghdad has a long history of supporting terrorism, altering its targets to reflect changing priorities and goals.
  • TURKEY / CHENEY VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The Turkish prime minister said (Tuesday) Vice President Dick Cheney ruled out military action against Iraq during talks in Ankara
  • U-S-Kyrgyzstan VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The United States has welcomed the release by authorities in Kyrgyzstan of an opposition member of parliament whose arrest had touched off street violence. At least five people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators since Sunday
  • Cheney Expects 100 Percent from Arafat Against Terrorism Washington File 19 Mar. 2002-- BOUCHER: The position remains the same as it was before. We think the Israeli Government should give very serious consideration to this matter, to allowing Chairman Arafat to travel to the Arab League Summit
  • Al-Qaida Still Presents Greatest Threat to U.S., CIA Head Says Washington File 19 Mar. 2002-- George Tenet testifies at Senate hearing March 19
  • Bush Vows to Continue Fight Against Terrorism Washington File 19 Mar. 2002-- President Bush has promised that the United States will continue to hunt down terrorists and work to prevent dangerous regimes from acquiring weapons of mass destruction.
  • TERRORISM / TENET VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The head of the Central Intelligence Agency is warning that the al-Qaeda terrorist group remains a threat, despite a U-S led global crackdown on terrorism
  • PAK/CHURCH ATTACK VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has suspended two senior police officers after Sunday's grenade attack on a Protestant church in the Pakistani capital that killed five people, including two Americans
  • BURMA/U-N VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The government of Burma has asked a special U-N representative who has been brokering reconciliation talks with the pro-democracy opposition to postpone a visit on the eve of his arrival in Rangoon
  • ZIMBABWE / COMMONWEALTH VOA 19 Mar. 2002-- The 54-nation Commonwealth has suspended Zimbabwe because of its violence-marred presidential election earlier this month

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