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17 July 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

Other Conflicts

  • DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 17 Jul 2002
  • BUSH TEL AVIV BOMBING VOA 17 Jul 2002-- President Bush has condemned the latest attacks on Israeli civilians, calling them despicable acts of terror
  • ISRAEL-ATTACK VOA 17 Jul 2002-- At least three people have been killed in what may have been a double suicide bombing attack in Tel Aviv. Police believe two bombers also killed in the blast, and about 40 others are reported wounded
  • SCHLOMER-MIDEAST VOA 17 Jul 2002-- The United Nations, Russia and the European Union Tuesday openly disagreed with the United States on the issue of the future of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Following a meeting in New York Tuesday, U-N Secretary General Kofi Annan said all members of the so-called diplomatic quartet share President Bush's vision of two states - Israel and Palestine - living side-by-side in peace. But Mr. Annan indicated that the U-S diplomatic partners did not support Mr. Bush's call for a change in the Palestinian leadership. The U-N chief said the world body still recognizes Chairman Arafat and will continue to deal with him until the Palestinians decide to elect another leader
  • ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 17 Jul 2002-- Israeli troops have shot and killed one of the Palestinian attackers who killed eight Israelis outside a Jewish settlement Tuesday in the West Bank

Defense Policy / Programs

  • PENTAGON/AFRICA MILITARY TRAINING VOA 17 Jul 2002-- The five-year-old U-S military training program for Africa known as ACRI (eds: ACK-REE), or Africa Crisis Response Initiative, has a successor. It is called ACOTA (eds: AH-COAT-A), which stands for Africa Contingency Operations Training Assistance
  • Multilateral exercise kicks off in Alaska AFPN 17 Jul 2002 -- "The largest training exercise in Pacific Air Forces is under way here and at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska and will run though July 26. As part of this year's Cooperative Cope Thunder, the 354th Fighter Wing will train alongside U.S. Marines and armed forces from England, France, Japan, Singapore and Spain."

Defense Industry

News Reports

  • SOUTHEAST ASIA/DEFENSE VOA 17 Jul 2002-- Defense spending in Southeast Asia is bouncing back from massive cuts that followed the Asian financial crisis in 1997. With the emergence of new threats, such as terrorism, defense acquisitions have become more selective, and are increasingly centered on maritime and air supremacy



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