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29 August 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

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  • DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 29 Aug 2002
  • ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS VOA 29 Aug 2002 -- Palestinian officials say four people -- including a mother and two of her sons -- were killed late Wednesday, during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip.
  • ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS VOA 29 Aug 2002 -- The militant Islamic group Hamas is vowing to launch a wave of attacks to avenge the killing of four Palestinian civilians by Israeli tank fire. Israel has expressed sorrow over the deaths and has ordered an investigation into the incident.

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

  • GE Developing Jet Engine To Power Reusable Rocket Boosters GE Aviation 29 Aug 2002 -- GE Aircraft Engines (GEAE), in cooperation with NASA's Space Launch Initiative Propulsion Office, has begun a study to develop a jet engine to power reusable flyback rocket boosters for a second generation reusable launch vehicle.

News Reports

  • AL-QAIDA / FUNDS VOA 29 Aug 2002-- The United States and Italy announced today (Thursday) they have moved jointly to block the financial assets of 25 individuals and organizations suspected of links to the al-Qaida terrorist network
  • U-S-Afghan Aid VOA 29 Aug 2002-- The United States Thursday unleashed some rare public criticism of the European Union accusing it of foot-dragging on fulfilling pledges it made to help on Afghan food and refugee assistance. A senior State Department official warned that unless more help is forthcoming, there could be a flow of hungry refugees into Afghan cities or even back to Pakistan
  • ATTACK PROBE VOA 29 Aug 2002-- U-S investigators have made little headway in identifying suspects who may have had a direct role in the September 11th terrorist attacks beyond the 19 hijackers who died that day. But they have had success in identifying and disrupting support networks in place to help terrorists operating inside the United States.
  • U-S & SAUDI ARABIA VOA 29 Aug 2002-- While some in the U-S media have harshly criticized Saudi Arabia, the Bush Administration continues to emphasize its close ties to the oil-rich kingdom. Recently President Bush hosted Saudi ambassador Prince Bandar bin Sultan at his Texas ranch
  • SLOAN ON TERRORISM VOA 29 Aug 2002-- The United States has indicted six Muslim men, including a U-S citizen, on charges of helping al-Qaida plan attacks inside and outside the United States. The U-S citizen, Ernest James Ujaama, was charged with trying to help al-Qaida set-up a training camp in Oregon. The others indicted, five men in Detroit, Michigan, were accused of operating a covert support unit for terrorists and helping supply weapons to an Islamic extremist group with al-Qaida
  • GERMANY/ TERROR VOA 29 Aug 2002-- German authorities say a Moroccan man they have charged in connection with the September 11th attacks on the United States helped plan the attacks and managed some of the funds used by the terrorists
  • LIVINGSTONE on Terrorists VOA 29 Aug 2002-- The United States has indicted six Muslim men on charges of helping al-Qaida plan attacks inside and outside the United States. Among those arrested was a U-S citizen -- Ernest James Ujaama of Seattle, Washington, who is accused of trying to help al-Qaida set-up a training camp in Oregon. The other five men were arrested in Detroit, Michigan
  • U.S. and Italy Designate 25 New Financiers of Terror Washington File 29 Aug 2002-- The United States and Italy are blocking the assets of 25 individuals and groups that support terrorism and are informing the United Nations Sanctions Committee of the connection between these entities and the al-Qaida terrorist network, the U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced.
  • Treasury Plays Down UN Draft Report on Terrorist Finance Washington File 29 Aug 2002-- The U.S. Treasury Department has played down a United Nations draft report about continued al-Qaida access to finance, calling the information in the draft incomplete.
  • No Question U.S. Would Pre-empt Another 9-11, Cheney Says AFPS 29 Aug 2002-- Vice President Dick Cheney said today the terrorists who struck America on Sept. 11, 2001, are ruthless and striving to get weapons of mass destruction.
  • OPSEC Is Everyone's Responsibility Navy News Stand 29 Aug 2002-- Within the Navy, the odds of making it through boot camp without hearing 'Loose Lips Sink Ships' are improbable. Though the slogan is old, it still embodies the basic principle of Operational Security, or OPSEC.
  • SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 29 Aug 2002 -- NATO / BALKANS / IRAQ
  • SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 29 AUg 2002 -- ESDP-NATO / IRAQ / ICC / TERRORISM



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