28 April 2002 Military News
- AFGHANISTAN MILITARY VOA 28 Apr 2002-- Afghanistan is marking the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet-backed government and the creation of the Afghan Islamic state.
- PHILIPPINES / MYERS VOA 28 Apr 2002-- Top U-S military officer General Richard Myers has visited the Philippines' Basilan Island, where one-thousand American troops are aiding Philippine forces in an anti-terrorism operation
- Kazakhstan Offers Support AFPS 28 Apr 2002-- Kazakhstan is ready to do more in the global war against terrorism, top government officials here told Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld today.
- Rumsfeld in Kazakhstan 28 Apr 2002-- Rumsfeld: In that connection, we were very pleased that Kazakhstan is sending liaison officials to the Central Command and will be helping to coordinate the various types of assistance that your country has offered to Afghanistan, which we will certainly work together on to see that the humanitarian problems in that country are dealt with as effectively as possible. As President Bush has said, we are anxious to do everything we possibly can to see that Afghanistan does not go back to becoming a haven or sanctuary for terrorists, where they send terrorists out across the globe to kill innocent people
- Rumsfeld in Turkmenistan 28 Apr 2002-- Rumsfeld: I suspect that the security situation in Afghanistan will be difficult for some period of time. On the other hand, it's a good sign. When refugees begin coming back, when the internally displaced people begin to return to their homes, that suggests that the situation is improving and that people are voting with their feet and they are voting 'yes' that the situation has improved.
- UN/ JENIN MISSION VOA 28 Apr 2002-- In an emergency meeting Sunday, the United Nations Security Council decided to give U-N officials and the Israeli government more time to reach agreement on a fact-finding mission to investigate Israel's military assault on the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank
- BUSH-MIDEAST VOA 28 Apr 2002-- Israel and the Palestinians have endorsed President Bush's plan to end the siege of Ramallah. Israeli forces will move out of the West Bank city, and international monitors will come in to guard six Palestinians wanted by Israel who are now inside Yasser Arafat's headquarters
- ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 28 Apr 2002-- The Israeli government has accepted a proposal by President Bush aimed at ending the siege around Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's compound in Ramallah. At the same time, it again refused to allow a U-N fact-finding mission to investigate Israel's military assault against the Jenin refugee camp
- HEZBOLLAH OFFER VOA 28 Apr 2002-- Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrilla group is offering to trade some of the Israeli prisoners it holds to free more than 200-Palestinians surrounded by Israeli troops at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's headquarters
- Security Council Wants Jenin Mission Underway Quickly Washington File 28 Apr 2002-- Backs secretary general's efforts to break impasse with Israelis
Defense Policy / Programs
- GUANTANAMO / CAMP DELTA VOA 28 Apr 2002-- Three-hundred Taleban and al-Qaida detainees held at the U-S Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba will get a new home in coming days. They will be moved from Camp X-Ray, which has been in operation since January, to Camp Delta several kilometers away
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